This 2017 report, from one of the oldest nonprofit, public interest law firms for children, shares key findings on the use of solitary confinement at juvenile facilities nationally.
This brief by the Vera Institute of Justice provides an overview of the vast body of research on the harmful impacts of solitary confinement on incarcerated people, corrections staff, and the broader community.
This Nebraska law restricts the use of room confinement in juvenile detention facilities.
This VA law prohibits the placement of pregnant incarcerated people and postpartum people in restrictive housing
This law restricts the use of punitive isolation for people who are under 18 years old.
This NPR piece discusses research in brain development of youth that has widespread implications for the treatment of youth in corrections and juvenile justice.
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry concurs with the UN position and opposes the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities for juveniles.
The Rules are designed to serve as convenient standards of reference and to provide encouragement and guidance to professionals involved in the management of the juvenile justice system.
This article discusses the use of restraints and segregation for juveniles in the US.
This 2019 Montana law creates requirements for the use of restrictive housing in adult and youth facilities, such as barring its use for pregnant or postpartum people and requiring step-down programs for individuals in segregation for more than 30 days.
This report from Stop Solitary for Kids campaign is a roadmap for administrators and staff to safely stop the use of segregation for young people.