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Selena Teji on California's Broken Juvenile Detention System

Selena Teji on California's Broken Juvenile Detention System Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, August 18, 2011

The San Francisco Industrial School [Video]
The epidemic of abuse continues
In my most recent post I said that I would continue my investigation of what I termed an "epidemic" of abuse inside juvenile institutions.  This led me first to the state of Mississippi. In Mississippi the situation has become so bad that a special web site has been set up devoted to following the issue. It is called "A Mississippi Gulag ." Back in 2002 the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) began an investigation of the conditions inside the Oakley Training School in Raymond,…

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