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Juvenile Punishment

Saki Knafo

Why The U.S. Is Still The Only Country Where Youth Are Sentenced To Die In Prison

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

Two years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered states to stop sending youth offenders to prison for the the rest of their lives without the possibility...

The Harm We Do: Kids in Solitary Confinement

David Chura | Posted 11.07.2012 | Crime
David Chura

When most Americans hear the familiar constitutional phrase "cruel and unusual punishment" they can tell you what it means, at least to them. Putting juvenile offenders in solitary confinement is high on my list of "cruel and unusual punishment."