Solitary Watch: Angola Prison May Close Lockdown Unit â€"But Vows to Keep Inmates in Isolation

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LA has already sold some tracts of land belonging to the DOC, and is considering selling 2 state prisons outright to the private prison corporations that now operate them. This would provide a short-term cash fix of $70 millionâ€'but could cost the state just as much, or more, to house its prisoners over the long run. One possible plan is to close the solitary confinement unit at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola...

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