James Ridgeway, 1936ā€“2021

Dear Friends: We areĀ heartbroken toĀ announce theĀ passing of Solitary Watch’s founder and co-director, James Ridgeway. Jim died on Saturday at the age of 84, after a brief illness. Some of you were fortunate enough to know him personally. Anyone who has visited this site, read his other reporting, or learned about the travesty of solitary confinementā€”which […]