2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 302. Prisons; state, county and municipal.
302.40 Discipline; solitary confinement.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 302.40 (2017)

302.40 Discipline; solitary confinement. For violating the rules of the jail, an inmate may be kept in solitary confinement, under the care and advice of a physician, but not over 10 days.

History: 1989 a. 31 s. 1664; Stats. 1989 s. 302.40.

Pretrial detainees in jail are entitled to a due process hearing prior to more than a slight deprivation of privileges, including a loss of any privilege for more than one day. Representation by counsel is not essential. Inmates of Milwaukee County Jail v. Petersen, 353 F. Supp. 1157 (1973).

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