Editorial: CT still in need of prison reform

A prisoner’s feet are shacked in Houston in 2021.

A prisoner’s feet are shacked in Houston in 2021.

Houston Chronicle file photo

A lawsuit opposing solitary confinement and the shackling of Connecticut inmates spotlights several issues that resonate in 2022.

Social isolation means something different for most of us than it did in 2019. Many people accept the likelihood of emotional scars from early months of the pandemic, when students were taught virtually and seniors and others living alone were cut off from social contact.