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Miami-Dade Juvenile Detention Officer Charged with Civil Rights Offenses for Role in Inmate’s Beating and Death - U.S. Department of Justice

Miami-Dade Regional Juvenile Detention Center officer Antwan Lenard Johnson has been federally charged with civil rights violations in connection with the fatal beating of Elord Revolte, a 17-year-old inmate, in 2015. Read more.
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Federal Judge Rules Conditions at Wisconsin Facilities Unconstitutional, Violate Fourteenth Amendment

A federal judge in Wisconsin ruled that the use of solitary confinement, pepper spray, and restraints violate the Fourteenth Amendment rights of inmates at two juvenile facilities. Read more.