A federal class-action lawsuit filed in Oakland Friday alleges that Contra Costa County juvenile justice staff are violating federal and state
anti-discrimination laws by placing mentally disabled youth in solitary confinement for months at a time and denying them education and treatment.
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Civil rights advocates file suit over juvenile hall students kept in solitary confinement
Original post made on Aug 11, 2013