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Some NYC Lawmakers, Advocacy Groups Aim to Change City's Use of Solitary Confinement

Petition Calls for New Rules on Punitive Segregation.

Research from a team of experts at the United Nations says solitary confinement is a harsh measure that should only be used as a last resort, but the New York City Jails Action Coalition says while fewer people are in jail, more inmates are finding themselves in solitary confinement.