Juvenile corrections

In this Nov. 15, 2018 photo provided by Ivan Pierre Aguirre, migrant teens are led in a line inside the Tornillo detention camp holding more than 2,300 migrant teens in Tornillo, Texas. The Trump administration announced in June 2018 that it would open the temporary shelter for up to 360 migrant children in this isolated corner of the Texas desert. Less than six months later, the facility has expanded into a detention camp holding thousands of teenagers - and it shows every sign of becoming more permanent. (Ivan Pierre Aguirre via AP)
November 27, 2018 - 1:41 pm
TORNILLO, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration announced in June it would open a temporary shelter for up to 360 migrant children in this isolated corner of the Texas desert. Less than six months later, the facility has expanded into a detention camp holding thousands of teenagers — and it shows...
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September 15, 2018 - 10:43 am
AMERICUS, Ga. (AP) — More than 30 juveniles held in a southwest Georgia facility broke onto the roof Friday afternoon. Sumter County Sheriff Pete Smith tells WALB-TV that 39 teens overpowered a guard and took a key giving them access to a roof at the Sumter Youth Development Campus in Americus. The...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2018 file photo, the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center is shown in Staunton, Va. Virginia investigators say they’ve found no evidence of abuse at a detention facility after immigrant teens described being strapped to chairs with their heads covered with bags. The investigation found the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center does use restraint chairs on “out-of-control” residents considered a safety threat, but that doesn’t meet the legal threshold of abuse or neglect. (AP Photo/Zachary Wajsgras)
August 13, 2018 - 9:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A state review into the treatment of immigrant teens held at a Virginia detention center confirmed the facility uses restraint techniques that can include strapping children to chairs and placing mesh bags over their heads. Investigators concluded the current treatment of...
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Ahed Tamimi speaks during a press conference on the outskirts of the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, July 29, 2018. Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi and her mother Nariman returned home to a hero's welcome in her West Bank village on Sunday after Israel released the 17-year-old from prison at the end of her eight-month sentence for slapping and kicking Israeli soldiers.(AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
July 29, 2018 - 1:07 pm
NABI SALEH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi, who became an international symbol of resistance to Israeli occupation after slapping two soldiers, walked out of an Israeli prison Sunday and told throngs of journalists and well-wishers that she now wants to study law to defend her people...
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Protest organizer Linda Sarsour rings a small bell to signal hundreds of activists challenging the Trump administration's approach to illegal border crossings and separation of children from immigrant parents, in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 29, 2018 - 1:55 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on immigrant parents and children separated at the U.S. border (all times local): 7:10 p.m. A Senate committee has narrowly approved the nomination of Lynn Johnson as assistant Health and Human Services secretary for family support despite protest by the panel's senior...
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This image provided by the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center shows part of the interior of the building in Staunton, Va. Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at the juvenile detention center say they were beaten while handcuffed and locked up for long periods in solitary confinement, left nude and shivering in concrete cells. The abuse claims are detailed in federal court filings that include a half-dozen sworn statements from Latino teens jailed there for months or years. (Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center via AP)
June 22, 2018 - 5:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginia's two Democratic senators are seeking answers from federal authorities about oversight of a juvenile detention facility where immigrant children say they were bound, beaten and isolated in solitary confinement. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine sent a letter Friday to...
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RETRANSMITTED TO UPDATE CAPTION AFTER PAROLE BOARD DECISION - FILE - In this February 1964 file photo, Henry Montgomery, flanked by two deputies, awaits the verdict in his trial for the murder of Deputy Sheriff Charles H. Hurt in Louisiana. On Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, a three-member panel must decide whether to grant parole to Montgomery, a prisoner who's getting his first chance at freedom after nearly a half-century behind bars. (John Boss/The Advocate via AP, File)/The Advocate via AP)
February 19, 2018 - 2:29 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 71-year-old Louisiana inmate whose case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences was denied parole Monday, more than a half-century after he killed a sheriff's deputy at age 17. A three-member panel from the state parole board voted 2 to...
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ISRAEL OUT - Palestinian Ahed Tamimi Is escorted at a military court near Jerusalem, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. The 16-year-old girl who is seen in a video kicking and pushing two Israeli soldiers near her West Bank home is being celebrated by Palestinians as a symbol of a new generation resisting a 50-year-old Israeli occupation. (AP Photo/Oren Ziv)
December 26, 2017 - 9:56 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli military court has extended the detention of a Palestinian teen who was filmed kicking and slapping Israeli soldiers, footage that made her a national hero and sparked a debate in Israel about the soldiers' refusal to respond to her blows. Ahed Tamimi, a blonde 17-year-...
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FILE - In this February 1964 file photo, Henry Montgomery, flanked by two deputies, awaits the verdict in his trial for the murder of Deputy Sheriff Charles H. Hurt in Baton Rouge, La. More than a half-century after the Louisiana teen was sent to prison for killing a sheriff’s deputy, the now 71-year-old inmate is getting his first chance at freedom since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in his favor. Louisiana's parole board scheduled a hearing Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, for Montgomery. (John Boss/The Advocate via AP, File)
December 14, 2017 - 4:49 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — More than a half-century after a Louisiana teen was sent to prison for killing a sheriff's deputy, the now 71-year-old inmate is getting his first chance at parole since the nation's highest court ruled in his favor and cleared a path to freedom for hundreds of other "...
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In this photo provided by the State of Iowa, vehicles are parked out the entrance to the Arlene Dayhoff Education Complex at the Boys State Training School in Eldora, Iowa, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. A federally funded nonprofit organization claims in a report released Monday that the school for juvenile boys held under court order is violating their constitutional rights by not providing essential mental health care and instead relying on restraints and seclusion rooms, and the group is threatening legal action unless the state makes significant changes. (State of Iowa via AP)
August 07, 2017 - 7:40 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa school for juvenile offenders subjects the boys to restraints and seclusion rooms and denies them essential mental health care, a federally funded nonprofit organization alleged Monday in a report that threatened legal action unless the state makes significant...
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