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After Mentally Ill Prisoner Dies in Illinois 'Supermax' Prison, Reforms Are Promisednew

As human rights organizations stepped forward to speak for Robert Foor, a 33-year-old who died in June after nearly 11 years in isolation at the Tamms Closed Maximum Security Unit, the Illinois Department of Corrections announced its plans to reform the southern Illinois “supermax” prison.
Illinois Times  |  Amanda Robert  |  09-24-2009  |  Crime & Justice

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