Keenan Mundine was 14 when he first went into juvenile detention. By 16 he was addicted to heroin.
In California, families were billed for their kids' incarceration—even when they were innocent. Now some of them are getting checks in the mail.
"I just think using the jails should be an absolute last resort... as a young person, it can definitely wreck your mentality."
Long-term isolation is rapidly losing ground as an accepted practice in the world of juvenile corrections. But for youth advocates, ending solitary will take more work.
A sampling of suggestions from young people on how to run juvenile detention centers in America.
Two Don Dale inmates are being counter-sued by the territory government over alleged damage they caused during a 2015 escape attempt.
The NT's Chief Minister Adam Giles claims he and his fellow politicians had no idea what was going on. This is highly unlikely.
As Four Corners revealed, underage detainees at Don Dale Youth Detention Centre were beaten, stripped, and tear gassed by guards. The Federal Government wants answers.
VICE Australia follows the rapper Briggs inside a maximum security juvenile justice center to get a look into the lives of Indigenous Australian juvenile offenders.
It's dark, but not persistently so. It's sometimes funny, but there's nothing laughable about it.
As human rights campaigners call for Amos Yee's release, his defiance and brashness have led the authorities to speculate wildly on the underlying causes of his behavior.
In Neustrelitz Prison, administrators emphasize therapy and eschew the retributive impulse that has defined American justice for decades. Inmates even have rabbits and horses to look after.