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Closer Look: Youth Justice Activist On Prison Lawsuits

Clip: Season 1500 Episode 1538 | 5m 37s

Jeffery Roman is a member of Youth Justice Milwaukee, is holding a summit on juvenile justice issues next week. He and others are calling to have the two youth prison facilities under investigation shut down. Former and current inmates involved in the suit claim as much as 20 percent of the inmates are in solitary confinement at any given time, along with other common instances of mistreatment.

Aired: 03/17/17

Rating: TV-G

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