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

“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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