Christie Thompson

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Staff writer for the Marshall Project, a nonpartisan news organization covering America's criminal justice system

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Some 88,000 inmates of state and federal prisons are in some form of solitary confinement, although it’s not called by its real name.

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Some 88,000 inmates of state and federal prisons are in some form of solitary confinement, although it’s not called by its real name.

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