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A Bill Limiting Youth Solitary Confinement In Florida Failed This Year. Here’s What The Practice Entails

Scientific study has shown that solitary confinement, where a person is placed alone in a cell, has no reformative value. While Florida’s Department of Corrections does not mention or promote reformation in its mission statement, Florida’s department of juvenile justice does, citing “prevention,” “intervention” and “treatment” as a way to “turn around the lives of troubled youth.”  

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