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Comments: The taking of Cell 15

A recent Spotlight investigation showed what happened in one incident during a lockdown at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center, Massachusetts’ only maximum security prison. It raises questions about the proper limits of prison administration, about a wave of alleged assaults and abuses, about regulations unenforced, and about the rights of those confined to prison — questions seldom examined in a state where, despite its progressive profile, public access is handcuffed and secrecy rewarded.

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