CTNJ: Bill codifying solitary confinement practices advances

CTNJHARTFORD, Conn. — The Judiciary Committee passed a bill Tuesday to reduce the use of solitary confinement in Connecticut prisons.

The bill, which was approved by a 27-14 vote, is now headed to the House of Representatives.

Sen. Paul Doyle, D-Wethersfield, who co-chairs the Judiciary Committee, has said at the start of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration there were over 200 people in solitary confinement, now they’re down to 35.

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