Children in Lockdown: Solitary Confinement of Teens in Adult Prisons

While thereĀ are no concrete numbers, it’s safe to say that hundreds, if not thousands of children areĀ in solitary confinement inĀ the United States–some inĀ juvenile detention facilities, and some in adult prisons. Short bouts of solitary confinement are evenĀ viewed as a legitimate form of punishment in some American schools.Ā Ā In this first post on the subject, we addressĀ teenagersĀ in […]