Tamms Prison Closing

The notorious Tamms Correctional Center in Illinois officially shut its doors on January 4th, 2013. Like other "supermax" prisons,  Tamms symbolized the ever more punitive, dehumanizing, and ineffective state of our criminal justice system, in which entire institutions are built to hold prisoners in extreme solitary confinement. With Tamms closed, we are one step closer to stopping solitary.

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