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Contra Costa County to End Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

LA Times–  “In preliminary legal settlements announced Tuesday, Contra Costa County’s probation department has agreed to end the practice of solitary confinement for youths in juvenile hall, while the county’s office of education will guarantee appropriate services for all youths with disabilities. … Continue reading

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NY State Bar Report: Imposing Solitary Confinement On Children, “Particularly Harsh”

Excerpt from NY State Bar Association Civil Rights Committee REPORT TO THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES “In addition to those suffering from mental illness, juveniles and the elderly are also subjected to the same form of isolation as adult prisoners. As far … Continue reading

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Growing Up Locked Down

  Growing Up Locked Down: Youth in Solitary Confinement David Backes writes the Friday news roundup for Reclaiming Futures and contributes articles about juvenile justice reform and adolescent substance abuse treatment to ReclaimingFutures.org.   The ACLU and Human Rights Watch recently partnered to publish a report … Continue reading

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