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New York City Proposes an End to Solitary Prison Confinement

Bill de Blasio
Bill de BlasioPhotographer: Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg
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New York City is proposing an end to solitary confinement.

“More and more people have looked at this issue and found that there’s a better way,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday, adding that he hopes the city’s action will spur an end to solitary confinement across the U.S.