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Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Jan 26, 2016. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Learn more about Solitary Confinement for Juveniles
In January 2016, President Obama issued a series of executive actions banning federal prisons from using solitary confinement to punish juveniles and prisoners who commit low level infractions. His orders also lowered the number of days an adult inmate could be subject to solitary confinement from 365 days to 60 days. A recent study found that prisoners who were subject to solitary confinement were 20-25% more likely to be repeat criminal offenders than prisoners who avoided it. See recent solitary confinement news
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No, those who receive solitary confinement are there due to predisposed behavior rather then solitary being the cause for the increased likelihood of becoming a repeat offender. 3 years ago from a Constitution in Rest Haven, GA
No, but it should be used less and as a last resort for dangerous inmates. 3 years ago from a Constitution in San Diego, CA
No. It is often used to keep those in solitary from being killed by other inmates. 3 years ago from a Constitution in Bell Gardens, CA
I would like to hear what psychologist have to say about its effect on the kids. 3 years ago from a Constitution in Fort Wayne, IN
Solitary confinement should be banned for all humans. It is inhumane. 3 years ago from a Constitution in New York, NY
At times they like to be there to protect themselves from sex abuse etc of more dangerous adults. 3 years ago from a Constitution in Molalla, OR
No, Ban how long they use it and in-between use. Have stricter rules of when it can be used. Some 16-17 year olds, are very violent. 3 years ago from a Constitution in Jacksonville, FL
No, its a case by case decision. But prisons should be monitored for high usage of the practice and review if the procedure is being overused. 3 years ago from a Constitution in Clearwater, FL
Certainly for violent behavior. I don't like juveniles to be incarcerated with adult offenders or other teens where they can learn to be worse criminals. 3 years ago from a Constitution in Finley, WA