Ending Solitary for Juveniles: A Goal Grows Closer

Posted by Mike Dempsey
August 02, 2017

Ending Solitary for Juveniles: A Goal Grows Closer
Recent rulings in a half-dozen states signal new momentum.
By ELI HAGER

A nationwide shift toward abolishing solitary confinement for juveniles, which began to take shape in 2016 after former President Barack Obama banned the practice in federal prisons, has surged ahead in recent months, with a half-dozen states either prohibiting or strictly limiting its use in their youth facilities.

Here is the link to the full article: https://www.themarshallproject.org/2017/08/01/ending-solitary-for-juveniles-a-goal-grows-closer#.LWvyyZUOB