This report, created by ASCA and the Arthur Liman Public Interest Program, provides a thorough look at the use of restricted housing in U.S. states and documents both reforms to the practice and ways to reduce the restricted housing population.
This report by the Southern Poverty Law Center focuses on dangerous conditions in four immigrant detention centers in South Florida—and particularly mentions the conditions and overuse of segregation.
This report from The Fenway Institute provides promising practices and considerations for the management of LGBTI or gender non-conforming people in correctional settings.
This policy brief describes the decline of prison populations in three state jurisdictions.
This 2014 survey reports the experiences of LGBTQIA2S+ incarcerated people in the United States.
This guide helps corrections staff and advocates understand the experiences—including experiences in segregation—of transgender and LGBQ people in jails and prisons.
This article discusses the recent increase in the use of solitary-like confinement, especially the rise of so-called supermax prisons and the special mental health issues and challenges they pose.
This ACLU of Louisiana and Solitary Watch report details findings from a survey of 709 incarcerated people in Louisiana’s prisons.
This study examines how often officials in a certain state corrections system place people in restrictive housing, and the results “indicate support for both perspectives.”
This article examines the effects of solitary confinement on people confined in disciplinary or administrative segregation in the United States, with a particular focus on maximum-security units, also known as supermax or control housing units.
In the United States, women in prison are disciplined at higher rates than men, often for less-serious violations of prison rules, according to an investigation by NPR and the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.