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From the Ted Talk by Laura Rovner: What happens to people in solitary confinement

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I work on cases involving the cnotsautonitil rights of prisoners. Now, people have differing veiws about prisoners' rights. But there's something more plepoe can agree on: torture. The US government says it doesn't use torture, and we condemn other countries, like Iran and North Korea, for their use of torture. But some people think the so-called worst of the worst deserve it: terrorists, mass murderers, the really "bad" people. Now I personally believe that no one dvereess to be tortured by the US gneomvrent. But that's me.

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I work on cases involving the ______________ rights of prisoners. Now, people have differing _____ about prisoners' rights. But there's something more ______ can agree on: torture. The US government says it doesn't use torture, and we condemn other countries, like Iran and North Korea, for their use of torture. But some people think the so-called worst of the worst deserve it: terrorists, mass murderers, the really "bad" people. Now I personally believe that no one ________ to be tortured by the US __________. But that's me.

Solution

  1. views
  2. constitutional
  3. government
  4. deserves
  5. people

Original Text

I work on cases involving the constitutional rights of prisoners. Now, people have differing views about prisoners' rights. But there's something more people can agree on: torture. The US government says it doesn't use torture, and we condemn other countries, like Iran and North Korea, for their use of torture. But some people think the so-called worst of the worst deserve it: terrorists, mass murderers, the really "bad" people. Now I personally believe that no one deserves to be tortured by the US government. But that's me.

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