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The New York Civil Liberties Union says isolation cells like this one are used far too often. Photo source: NYCLU
The New York Civil Liberties Union says isolation cells like this one are used far too often. Photo source: NYCLU

Lawsuit targets solitary confinement at Malone prison

The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) filed a federal lawsuit Thursday, challenging the use of isolation cells in New York state prisons.

The suit follows a report NYCLU issued in October that claimed state officials were placing far too many inmates in solitary confinement.

The suit could have big ramifications for corrections facilities here in the North Country.  Go to full article

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