A solitary confinement cell at Central Prison in Raleigh. North Carolina said it would stop holding young teens in solitary confinement in late 2016, but it still remains one of just two states to treat all 16- and 17-year-olds as adults in the justice system.
A solitary confinement cell at Central Prison in Raleigh. North Carolina said it would stop holding young teens in solitary confinement in late 2016, but it still remains one of just two states to treat all 16- and 17-year-olds as adults in the justice system. News & Observer file photo
A solitary confinement cell at Central Prison in Raleigh. North Carolina said it would stop holding young teens in solitary confinement in late 2016, but it still remains one of just two states to treat all 16- and 17-year-olds as adults in the justice system. News & Observer file photo
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