On January 23, Colorado's Corrections Department director, Rick Raemisch wanted to lean more about solitary confinement, so he spent a night in a solitary confinement cell. He describes the room being 7 by 13 feet approximately, the sink, toilet and bed all made of steel screwed in to the floor. His experience was like nothing he had ever experienced, he was left with nothing to do but to count the holes on the wall carved by previous inmates, an experiment he said left him "feeling twitchy and paranoid. Today in the USA, approximately 82, inmates are held in solitary confinement. Prisoners held in solitary confinement are held from 22 to 24 hour a day lockdown in a small cell. The length held in solitary confinement can often be extended to months years or even decades.
Chia Thye Poh
Scripties - Bibliotheek - Universiteit van Amsterdam
With that in mind, I decided to hear out the opposition against my view of the inhumanity of solitary confinement. The person with whom I discussed, who will be referred to as Person X for the purposes of this write-up, believed that in certain situations, solitary confinement was a just punishment. We had this discussion waiting for our Microbiology class to begin. Bringing up random topics of discussion is not something unusual within. By definition Solitary confinement is a form of imprisonment in which an inmate is isolated from any human contact, though often with the exception of members of prison staff.
High Energy Physics - Theory
Introduction This section of the paper consists of three main parts. First, the research questions that will be addressed, the expected hypotheses and an identification of independent and dependent variables. Second, the supporting literature for the hypotheses is discussed. Third, a conceptualization definition and operationalization measurement of each independent and dependent variable.
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. In a cell. For days.