Life in Jail is actually Harsh Life in Jail

In 38 states of the United States, many minors, where it is legal, are imprisoned for serious crimes. The sentence of life in jail without parole, gives them no chance of escape. This article from Human Rights Watch speaks of the harsh conditions minors must endure in the prisons. Many of the kids are put together with adults in Adult Prisons which puts them at even higher risk of abuse. What can be an alternate to this? Can you think of what other things might be done?

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