Michigan Lawmakers to Introduce 21 Bills Targeting Kids in Adult Corrections
Michigan lawmakers are expected to introduce 21 bills this week that address prison treatment and criminal justice practices for kids in the adult corrections system. Some measures would ban placing youth in adult jails and prisons altogether. A number of inmates have sued Michigan, alleging that the state facilitated sexual violence by housing youth with adult inmates. The Michigan Department of Corrections has said it is confident the outcome of the case will be in favor of the state. Read more about this here.