Solitary Confinement: A Look Inside the Controversial Punishment


Date published: Wed, 13 May 15

Source: ABC News

ABC News’s Dan Harris voluntarily spends 48 hours in a tiny cell at the Denver County Jail.

Prisoners forced to live in solitary can suffer mental breakdowns and claustrophobia. Some critics claim when a prisoner is denied social interaction, it is “legalized torture.”

The video is below in three parts.

Part 1: Solitary Confinement: No Way Out of the Monster Factory

Part 2: Solitary Confinement: A Controversial Punishment

Part 3: Solitary Confinement: Is It Torture?