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Co-published with WNYC StudiosIn many counties, pre-trial juvenile offenders are still put in solitary. In this episode, WNYC teams up with The Marshall Project to investigate …

Co-published with WNYC StudiosPolicy experts even use the term "sexual abuse to prison pipeline," and they say it’s why incarcerating a young girl perpetuates more negative …

Co-published with WNYC StudiosDesperate parents with means can turn to a whole network of private programs before their kids even get caught. For a young person named …

Co-published with WNYC StudiosStatus offenses are designed to keep at risk youth safe, but in practice, they can also become a pipeline into the juvenile justice …

Co-published with WNYC StudiosStephen is one of thousands of so-called "juvenile lifers" who have an unexpected shot at freedom today. Up until 2005, most juveniles could …

Co-published with WNYC Studios. Honor has struggled for years with leukemia, homelessness and suicide attempts. Like many young people who struggle with mental illness, "the incident" pushed Honor …

Co-published with WNYC StudiosAt age 15, Z received his sentence in adult court. The reason why dates back 40 years, to a child named Willie Bosket. …

Co-published with WNYC StudiosIn our first episode, we met Z. Z is a kid who's had mental health challenges since he was small, and when he's gotten …

Co-published with WNYC StudiosWhat happens once we decide a child is a criminal? What does society owe those children, beyond punishment?

Co-published with WNYC StudiosRoughly a million kids a year get caught up in the criminal justice system. In Caught, a new podcast from WNYC, we'll listen …

Co-published with The NationThe number of women serving life sentences is growing more quickly than that of men. Read the stories of women who were sentenced …

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