Ahmed Mohamed was a 14 year old boy in Texas when he was arrested for bringing a clock to school that administrators mistook for a bomb.
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The Lives of 4 Teens Incarcerated: Accepting Their Fates While Behind Bars

Detained juveniles are often scared kids who feel they were never heard or supported by their families. These ‘villains’ can be victims, who repeat the cycles of incarceration as they head towards adulthood. Even so, they’ve accepted their fates while in jail. This is the stories of four incarcerated youth living their lives behind bars. 4 Read More…

Anthony Dixon will finally be released from Florida prison system at age 57.
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14-Year-Old Teen Convicted As Adult Lifer in 1975 to Be Released at Age 57

In 1975, 14-year-old teen Anthony Dixon convicted as an adult was sentenced to life imprisonment for sexual battery. He was sentenced to life in prison as a teen. Dixon wasn’t given a trial, and no evidence was presented against him. He will be released after serving 43 years in prison, at the ripe age of 57. Teen Read More…

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Girls Incarcerated: The Pros & Cons of a Show About Teen Incarceration

Girls Incarcerated: Young and Locked Up is a TV show about teen incarceration… specifically girls. The show, which follows the troubled lives of 15 teenage girls in Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility located in Indiana, has received mixed reviews. Viewers get to see the lives of these incarcerated teens from the inside. The first season premiered Read More…

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Teen Gets 65 Years in Prison After Turning Down Plea Deal For 25 Years

A teenager who was tried on Thursday as an adult was sent to 65 years in prison instead of 25 under Alabama’s accomplice liability law after discarding an earlier plea that recommended 25 years. The Case of Lakeith Smith In March, the Montgomery resident Lakeith Smith who is now 18 was convicted of felony murder, burglary and Read More…

Girls Incarcerated: Najwa Pollard
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Girls Incarcerated: A Long, Hard Look at the Lives of Incarcerated Teens

The TV in America has tried to bring into light what really happens to the incarcerated teens. There are documentaries and fictional TV series that highlight the daily struggles of the young women in different correctional facilities in America. Netflix in union with Loud TV and Plum Pictures produced a documentary series on Netflix’s Girls Read More…

"Roberto" was confined to a padded cell after telling his mother he was suicidal. It was his fourth stint at the Connecticut Juvenile Training School.
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Connecticut Divided Over Proposed Closure of State’s Male Juvenile Prison

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced plans to close down the Connecticut Juvenile Training School by July 2018. Now, stakeholders are divided over the proposal. The correctional facility is the only juvenile prison for young male offenders in the state. If the closure goes through by July, the 39 kids incarcerated at the facility will Read More…

Abuse at Wisconsin Youth Prison prompts concerns and lawsuits.
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Fox 11 Tours Wisconsin Youth Prison to Find Out the Progress

Just recently, the troubled Wisconsin Youth Prison known as Lincoln Hills School welcomed a few members of the Fox 11 media for a tour. However, no cameras were allowed inside. The visit aimed to find out about the changes being put in place to improve the conditions for the inmates and staffers. This troubled youth Read More…