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Jean Casella

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Jean Casella

Jean Casella edits Solitary Watch (solitarywatch.com), with James Ridgeway. She is a 2012 Soros Justice Media Fellow and also writes frequently about criminal justice issues for Mother Jones.


News and Features

As a movement against punitive segregation in local prisons and jails, a new report by the New York Civil Liberties Union reveals more disturbing details than ever before.

As states like Mississippi reject solitary confinement, this “blue” state leads the nation in the use of “disciplinary segregation.” Or as prisoners call it: torture.