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Advocacy groups seek changes to ‘solitary confinement’ in Md. prisons (access required)

Legislation to reduce use of restrictive housing in Maryland prisons is expected to be reintroduced in the 2018 General Assembly session because circumstances have not improved over the years the issue has been tracked, advocates said Thursday. Maryland places individuals in segregation — 22 or more hours in a cell with or without a cellmate —at ...

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