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confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners

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one who lives in solitude

characterized by or preferring solitude

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of plants and animals

lacking companions or companionship

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being the only one

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devoid of creatures

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But when we recollect, in addition, how very cruel and severe it is, and that a solitary life is always liable to peculiar and distinct objections of a most deplorable nature, which have arisen here, and call to mind, moreover, that the choice is not between this system, and a bad or ill-considered one, but between it and another which has worked well, and is, in its whole design and practice, excellent; there is surely more than sufficient reason for abandoning a mode of punishment attended by so little hope or promise, and fraught, beyond dispute, with such a host of evils.
At one of the periodical meetings of the inspectors of this prison, a working man of Philadelphia presented himself before the Board, and earnestly requested to be placed in solitary confinement.
In this cell, the man, who had not the firmness to leave a glass of liquor standing untasted on a table before him - in this cell, in solitary confinement, and working every day at his trade of shoemaking, this man remained nearly two years.
As the party drew nigher to this solitary being, and came within a distance to be heard, a low growl issued from the grass at his feet, and then, a tall, gaunt, toothless, hound, arose lazily from his lair, and shaking himself, made some show of resisting the nearer approach of the travellers.
According to our reckoning,' he proceeded, 'Mas'r Davy's here, and mine, she is like, one day, to make her own poor solitary course to London.
yes," cried Julia, fervently, "by all means: poor Katherine, how solitary she would be any where else--I will go this instant and ask her.
There's an effort for reform of solitary confinement ( also known as restrictive housing or administrative segregation) in Maryland jails and prisons in the General Assembly.
A Solitary Nodule is defined as "a palpable single clinically detected nodule in the thyroid gland that is otherwise normal.
A prisoner was kept in solitary confinement for 809 days in one of the country's biggest jails.
The life and death of Kalief Browder captured the tragic injustice of solitary confinement--especially as inflicted on youth--for the nation and our leaders.
But that's exactly what they've done, along with the documentary presenter George Lamb who also agrees to try out life in solitary confinement for himself.
These voices include the people who have worked in solitary confinement units (like McCall), people whose family members have been exposed to solitary confinement (like Casique), and people who themselves have experienced-and are still experiencing--the trauma of solitary confinement (like Czifra).
Their demands are represented in ending the policy of administrative detention, ending the solitary confinement, medical treatment for sick detainees, the prevention of lawyer and family visits and other legitimate demands.
Solitary Confinement: Lived Experiences and Ethical Implications
Five pregnant women incarcerated in Western Pennsylvania have sued after being placed in solitary confinement.