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Posted inCriminal Justice, Government & Politics

Juvenile jail — a.k.a. 'Youth Study Center' — draws fire in studies by advocacy groups

By Matt Davis, The Lens staff writer | Recent disciplinary actions at the city’s juvenile prison, along with a pair of damning new reports, raise fresh questions about the safety of juvenile detention centers in New Orleans and across the state and country. Documents released in response to a public-records request from The Lens show […]