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Kids Shouldn't Be at Rikers, Period

New York State's top corrections official said this week that he supports moving all adolescent inmates off Rikers Island. His statement raises hopes for an end to what the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, in a scathing recent report, called a "deep-seated culture of violence" against youth in the United States' second-largest jail, where the vast majority of inmates are adults. [read the full story here]

Huffington Post, Friday, October 10, 2014
Tags: Prison Conditions & Corruption, New York


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