PBS NewsHour

How will Obama's solitary confinement ban impact prisoners?

Clip: 01/26/2016 | 8m 23s

President Obama has pledged to ban solitary confinement for juveniles in the federal prison system and to reform the rules for other prisoners. What effect will his executive actions have? Hari Sreenivasan discusses the proposed changes with Maurice Chammah of The Marshall Project and Shaka Senghor of #Cut50, who spent seven years in solitary confinement.

Aired: 01/26/16

Rating: NR

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