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        Should Teen Inmates Ever Be Put in Solitary Confinement?

        At Rikers Island, New York City’s main jail complex, about a quarter of the underaged teenagers who are awaiting trial are in solitary confinement, spending 23 hours a day in a 6 by 8 ft cell. Help your students understand the debate for and against solitary confinement for teens in prison with this PBS NewsHour video and teacher's guide. February 26, 2014.

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