Thu June 21, 2012
The Grim Realities Of Life In Supermax Prisons
Originally published on Thu June 21, 2012 1:24 pm
A lawsuit alleges severe abuse of federal prisoners at ADX-Florence in Colorado, what's known as a supermax facility where many inmates are housed in solitary confinement for 23 hours a day. It charges the government violates the Eighth Amendment's prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment.