Multimedia Resources

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Video Links

Video 1: Last Days of Solitary

Description: This Frontline video demonstrates how solitary confinement is being decreased in Maine.

Video 2: Rare Look Inside an Arizona Maximum Security Prison

Description: News clip on the opening of a new Arizona maximum security facility

Audio Links

Audio 1: North Dakota Prison Officials Think Outside the Box to Revamp Solitary Confinement

Description: This audio clip describes an alternative to the use of solitary confinement and highlights the negative impacts of the traditional methods of isolation.

Audio 2: Are Prison Populations Decreasing? Depends on Where You Look

Description: This NPR story describes the differences in prison populations across the United States since 2010.

Web Resources

Web 1: Obama Bans Solitary Confinement for Juveniles in Prisons

Description: The policy enacted under the Obama Administration to eliminate the use of solitary confinement for youth is described in this article.

Web 2: Assigning Inmates to Prison

Description: This website provides insight into the inmate classification system used in North Carolina.