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What does SHU stand for?

SHU stands for Solitary Housing Unit

This definition appears rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Military and Government

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The court held that the officials' decision to place the inmate in a solitary housing unit for seven hours during the ceremony due to the security risk the inmate posed to the cardinal was reasonable and did not violate the inmate's due process rights.
The court found that a corrections department policy that required all inmates being admitted to a solitary housing unit (SHU) to undergo a strip frisk search to assure they had no contraband was reasonable and did not violate the inmate's Fourth Amendment right to be free from unreasonable searches.