Shackling of Juveniles

State legislatures and courts across the country also are re-examining the practice of placing juveniles in solitary confinement and shackling youth during court appearances without first assessing each juvenile's individual behavior.

On January 26, 2016, President Obama announced a ban on solitary confinement for juvenile offenders in the federal prison system. 

For more on shackling of juveniles, go here.

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