Palm Beach County To End Solitary Confinement For Teens In Adult Jails

The change comes after Palm Beach County's Sheriff's Office reached a settlement in a federal lawsuit that alleged the practice violated the civil rights of it’s youngest inmates.

Audio, Interview (Florida)

Nadege Green
WLRN (South Florida)
January 9, 2019
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Tags: Education, Juvenile Justice, Solitary Confinement

Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County


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Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County was one the groups that led this class action lawsuit. WLRN reporter Nadege Green spoke with Melissa Duncan, an attorney with Legal Aid