Bernie Kerik: Solitary Confinement Cruel and Unusual Punishment

Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik says that he considers solitary confinement to be cruel and unusual punishment, and that it's important to consider the long-term effects of how prisoners are treated, especially those who will return to society. 

"There's a purpose and a use for solitary confinement," Kerik told J.D. Hayworth on "America's Forum" on Newsmax TV on Wednesday, joined by Republican strategist Ford O'Connell. 

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