Growing Number of States Moving Away from Juvenile Solitary Confinement

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Behold the landscape of juvenile solitary confinement, and how quickly it can change.

Cage of Mirrors: The Violent Solitude of Life in Solitary Confinement

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Dant’e Cottingham, Inmate #259241, about his struggles and triumphs while being incarcerated.

Young, Indigenous and Imprisoned, Australia’s National Disgrace

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The deep, systemic problems within Australia’s juvenile justice system.

Let’s Change How Police Question Young Suspects

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Juveniles are particularly vulnerable to the coercive (and often unlawful) techniques of law enforcement officials.

Troubled Teens and the Value of Meaningful Relationships

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How relationships can infuse troubled, at-risk youth with hope and self-worth.

Boys in Custody and the Women Who Abuse Them

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The older authority figure wins the trust of the young target by cultivating a false friendship, having heart-to-heart conversations, giving gifts, offering protection. And then the sex ensues, sometimes forced, sometimes seemingly consensual.

Incarcerated Youth Write the Stories of Their Lives

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A writing and mentoring program in Los Angeles for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated youth is changing their lives from the inside out.