A federal grand jury indicted a Miami juvenile detention facility guard for what prosecutors described as a “bounty system.”

The president says juvenile solitary confinement is overused and has devastating psychological ramifications.

On Tuesday, protesters in Baltimore shut down I-395 in protest against Maryland’s plan to cut education spending in lieu of funding a $30 million detention center for juveniles charged as adults. Local area pastor Jamal H. Bryant of the Empowerment Temple, a participant in the I-395 protest, posted a number of updates on Twitter regarding […]

The school-t0-prison pipeline is alive and well in America. There are currently more than 60,000 individuals under the age of 21 locked behind bars in the United States. On Sunday, April 12 at 10PM, Al Jazeera American will give us an exclusive look at the lives of incarcerated juveniles through the lens of Soledad O’Brien’s […]