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New York Ends Solitary Confinement Lasting More Than 15 Days

HeadlineApr 01, 2021

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill barring jails and prisons from holding people in solitary confinement for more than 15 consecutive days. It also prohibits solitary confinement for children and people with disabilities. The new law is set to take effect in 2022.

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