L’isolement Carcéral aux États-Unis: Questions Fréquentes: Our FAQ on Solitary Confinement in French

by | February 21, 2023

Solitary Watch is pleased to announce the release of the French translation of our FAQ page. This is by far our most visited resource, and we wanted to make it available to all French speakers as well. From basic statistics to psychological and neurological effects to costs, legal precedents, and reform efforts, our FAQ provides well-sourced answers to widely held questions about the use of solitary confinement in the United States.

L’isolement Carcéral aux États-Unis: Questions Fréquentes

Thanks to Maria Lagana for her translation, and to the writer and human rights activist Luk Vervaet for facilitating the translation and disseminating the work of Solitary Watch across Europe.

Jean Casella

Jean Casella is the director of Solitary Watch. She has also published work in The Guardian, The Nation, and Mother Jones, and is co-editor of the book Hell Is a Very Small Place: Voices from Solitary Confinement. She has received a Soros Justice Media Fellowship and an Alicia Patterson Fellowship. She tweets @solitarywatch.

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