He has been in solitary confinement (euphemistically called "disciplinary segregation
") ever sincefor at least eleven years.
The study also found that as many as 8.5 percent of incarcerated adults in Maryland's correctional institutions are in some form of solitary confinement; disciplinary segregation
is too often used when alternative sanctions are available and could be more effective; and many disciplinary segregation
sentences exceed the maximum sentences specified in prison guidelines or even in Code of Maryland Regulations.
I read: "assault to any person (sexual assault included)." Page 18, Series 200 violations (second degree), code 205 "committing sexual assaults." 206: "making sexual propositions or threats." Sanctions: "(a) beginning of criminal processing, (b) disciplinary transfer (recommendation), (c) disciplinary segregation
(up to 15 days), (d) compensation I think of Midnight Express, of The Tombs.
In fact, although disciplinary segregation
may be necessary as a form of behavioral management, we discourage the use of AS with indeterminate placement periods for juveniles except in extreme and rare circumstances.
, which is used as punishment when a prisoner is found guilty of committing a serious disciplinary offence within the prison.
A limit of 15 consecutive days in disciplinary segregation
will be established, reduced from the current maximum of 30 consecutive days.
prisoners and 18 percent of jail inmates have been in some form of restrictive housing, such as solitary confinement or disciplinary segregation
, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics' "Use of Restrictive Housing in U.S.
A formal distinction between administrative and disciplinary segregation
appears often in prison codes and in the minds of prison officials.
Placement in disciplinary segregation
occurs when a prisoner is
And unlike disciplinary segregation
, where the accused is entitled to legal counsel, a hearing process, and periodic reviews, when it comes to administrative cases, "It's not subject to external oversight or time limits," Latimer explained.
Inmates placed in disciplinary segregation
are not happy to be there.
According to the suit, Richard Gifford had been unable to adapt to prison rules and routines because of his autism and ended up in what is known as the disciplinary segregation
unit, or isolation cell.