Response to Supermax Prisoners In Solitary Were Given One Photo Request — This Is What They Asked For:
No, while there were rapists and murderers in Tamms, many of the men in Tamms were originally in prison for crimes like robbery. Tamms was used to isolate and/or retaliate against inmates and there was no due process to govern who was sent there. But no matter what anyone did to get to Tamms, there is no excuse for torture. Keeping someone in solitary confinement and sensory deprivation for years on end shocks the conscience.