State Agrees To End Use Of Pepper Spray, Restrict Solitary Under Settlement With Teen Inmates

Molly Beck, Wisconsin State Journal •

The agreement would within one year phase out much of the practices at the Lincoln Hills School for Boys and Copper Lake School for Girls in Irma -- the state's only youth prison and the subject of a number of lawsuits including the federal class-action suit resolved Friday, which was brought by a number of current and former inmates at the prison who were represented by the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin and the Juvenile Law Center.