New rules on solitary confinement coming under fire

Advocates say DOC is subverting intent of reform law

LESS THAN A YEAR ago, Gov. Charlie Baker signed two comprehensive criminal justice bills that were the result of a marathon of bipartisan discussions over many years. The laws contained a bucket list of reforms targeting tough-on-crime policies from decades ago. One part of the package eliminated some mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenses, while(...)

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