Photogapher Ara Oshagan‘s powerful series “Juvies” documents “high-risk juvenile offenders being tried as adults in California.” It includes many images of teens in isolation, sometimes accompanied by their writings. View the entire series here.
Colorado already has hundreds of “administrative segregation” cells, and Colorado State Penitentiary’s ad seg unit is becoming notorious since National Geographic fimed a show on solitary confinement there. The state is also broke, making deep cuts to education and other public services. Nevertheless, following a protracted budget battle, Colorado came up with more than $10 million to open one tower […]