Ashley Smith: 840 days (over 2 years). Adam Capay: 1,560 days (over 4 years). Unnamed Inmate: 6,273 days (over 17 years). The number of consecutive days these federal prisoners spent in administrative segregation. Federal Prisons, acting under the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (CCRA), can remove inmates from the general population placing them in solitary… Continue reading 30+ days in Solitary Confinement: Could You Survive?
Graham is a homeless, unemployed, drug addict who stole $10 worth of chicken fingers for dinner one night. After his arrest, Graham spent 6 weeks in pre-trial detention before the Crown agreed to a plea bargain. His arrest and conviction—for the $10 worth of chicken fingers he stole—cost over $7,000. This was not Graham’s first… Continue reading Smart on Crime, Not Tough on Crime