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Lindsey Royce: Portraits from the Juvenile Jail

. LaShawn You’re the watermark who impresses me years later. If you’ve lived, you’d be 33, the age Jesus, forsaken, took the nails. 13 in juvenile jail, Texas, you net … Continue reading

February 23, 2018 · 8 Comments

Nika Knight: Debtors’ Prison for Kids — Poor Children Incarcerated When Families Can’t Pay Juvenile Court Fees

 First-of-its-kind report finds children are being imprisoned nationwide when families can’t pay fines levied by juvenile justice system. Many states are incarcerating poor children whose families can’t afford to pay … Continue reading

September 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

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