ACLU Pushes for Ban on Solitary Confinement of Youths in Federal Custody

Juvenile Justice Exchange

October 4, 2013


Children as young as 13 are being held in solitary confinement up to 23 hours a day across the United States. To draw attention to this treatment of detained juveniles, the American Civil Liberties Union has released a new video depicting the inside of a solitary confinement cell, along with a petition to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder calling for a ban on solitary confinement of juveniles in federal custody.
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