May 25, 2016

Locked in the Box: Student Assignment – 24 Hours in Solitary

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"Before, I perceived solitary confinement as just another cruel sanction of the government. After just 24 hours, I testify that solitary confinement is hell on earth. Solitary confinement is legalized torture," says Anyssa Williams, a Georgia State University student who spent 24 hours in an 8 by 8 cell replica for a school assignment.

[Related: Legalized Torture: A Solitary Confinement Experience]

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3 thoughts on “Locked in the Box: Student Assignment – 24 Hours in Solitary

  1. I work with youth and would like to know if u provide any videos or dvd on juvenile life experiences. I agree with an bill against any torture towards juvenile. Confinement is a mental torture.

    • Hello Josephine, thank you for the comment and reading JJIE. As of right now, we have not published any videos about personal experiences in the juvenile justice system; however, we are working to create a series a videos about that very topic. Thank you.