Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghampton, NY)

Daily newspaper serving the area around Binghamton, New York. It was formed by the 1985 merger of The Evening Press and The Sun-Bulletin. Part of the USA TODAY network.
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Primary geographic focus: New York
Organization type(s): Media


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Federal judge orders limitations on juvenile confinement at Broome County jail

Anthony Borrelli
Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghampton, NY)
April 5, 2018
The decision by U.S. District Court Judge David Hurd in Utica followed court arguments by Legal Services of Central New York, which filed a preliminary injunction asking a judge to bar the practice of solitary confinement of juvenile inmates.

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Suit: Broome County jail should immediately halt juvenile solitary confinement

Hannah Schwarz
Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghampton, NY)
February 13, 2018
"This court, and nearly every district court considering this issue...have recognized that placing juveniles in isolation for even a short period is cruel and unusual punishment," the suit reads.

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