Center on Sentencing and Corrections

Smart on Crime

Recommendations for the Administration and Congress

Smart on Crime

The Smart on Crime Coalition, Smart on Crime: Recommendations for the Administration and Congress, Washington, DC: The Constitution Project, 2011.


Over 40 of the nation’s criminal justice reform organizations collaborated to produce this comprehensive report that reviews numerous areas of federal policy and offers recommendations to improve the United States’ criminal justice system. Chapter 10, on “Improving the Prison System,” addresses the overuse of solitary confinement.


Click here to view the report.


Keywords: long-term segregation, administrative segregation, prison conditions