Report Outlines Strategies to Do Away With “Life in the Box” for Probation Youth

Marisol Zarate, The Chronicle of Social Change •

A new report from Juvenile Law Center highlights the harms of solitary confinement on youth in juvenile lock-up facilities and presents recommendations to end the practice.

In Unlocking Youth: Legal Strategies to End Solitary Confinement in Juvenile Facilities, Jessica Feierman, Karen U. Lindell and Natane Eaddy focus on the harms of solitary confinement for youth and present a comprehensive plan of policy, litigation and legal defense strategies against the practice.