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The impact of LA's end to juvenile solitary confinement




The corridor of a juvenile detention center.
The corridor of a juvenile detention center.
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LA County is doing away with solitary confinement in juvenile halls and camps. The decision came Tuesday from the LA County Board of Supervisors. 

LA has the largest juvenile facility system in the country. What impact could this move have on the rest of California? 

Jyoti Nanda is a lecturer of law and director of the Youth and Justice Clinic at UCLA. She joins the show with more.

 

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