Where’s the Constitution?| People held after Jan. 6 Capitol incident, some not charged with a crime, still being held in solitary confinement 22-23 hours a day;
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D.C. jail treatment of Capitol riot defendants draws bipartisan outrage.
- According to the Tennessee Star, only a short drive from that Capitol is a jail where some 1,500 inmates are confined to their jail cells 22 hours per day, an increase of one hour over what it was last month. They were also prohibited from going outside.
- And what of those who were at the Capitol…not necessarily inside the Capitol but at the Capitol? Well, they seem to have it much worse, having been placed in so-called “restrictive housing,” which is another word for maximum security.