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Unchain the Children: Policy Opportunities to End the Shackling of Youth in Court

Published Dec 10, 2014, National Juvenile Justice Network

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Children in far too many states are forced to appear in court shackled--often wearing handcuffs, leg irons, and belly chains connecting ankle and hand restraints. This policy update reviews strategies to end indiscriminate shackling of youth in court developed with the support of Models for Change.

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Uploaded Dec 10, 2014


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