State Codes and Statutes

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Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter83 > 83-4_114

83-4,114. Disciplinary restrictions and punishment; degree; solitary confinement; duration; exceptions.There shall be no corporal punishment or disciplinary restrictions on diet. Disciplinary restrictions on clothing, bedding, mail, visitations, use of toilets, washbowls, or scheduled showers shall be imposed only for abuse of such privilege or facility. No person in the adult division shall be placed in solitary confinement for disciplinary reasons for more than fifteen consecutive days, or more than thirty days out of any forty-five-day period, except in cases of violence or attempted violence committed against another person or property when an additional period of isolation for disciplinary reasons is approved by the warden. This provision shall not apply to segregation or isolation of persons for purposes of institutional control. SourceLaws 1976, LB 275, § 6. AnnotationsThis statute, which provides certain limitations on the use of solitary confinement, is inapplicable to inmates under the sentence of death who are kept in administrative segregation. Anderson and Hochstein v. Gunter, 226 Neb. 724, 414 N.W.2d 281 (1987).