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What does SHU stand for?

SHU stands for Segregated Housing Unit (prison)

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Whether shipped off to a supermaximum (supermax) facility or interned in a segregated housing unit (SHU) within a prison complex, more and more American inmates are sentenced to 22- to 23-hours-a-day lockdowns in single cells, where human contact and environmental stimulus are kept to an extreme minimum.