Solitary Confinement

Air Date: Apr 21, 2017 12:00 AM ET

Fifteen days, any more time in isolation is considered "cruel" and "inhuman" by the United Nations. So why are Canadian inmates routinely kept in isolation for longer, and without legal recourse? Guest host Helen Mann spoke with lawyer Breese Davies.

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