President Obama Speaks Out on Solitary
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The New York Times
February 2, 2016

The New York Times editorial board offers its take on President Obama’s recent ban on solitary confinement for¬†juveniles.

“President Obama sent a powerful message last week when he barred federal prisons from holding juveniles in solitary confinement and ordered the Bureau of Prisons to undertake sweeping changes in how solitary is used throughout the federal system. By taking a new course at the federal level, Mr. Obama hopes to accelerate changes that are already underway in many state and local corrections systems.”

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