Juveniles in Maryland Justice System are Routinely Strip-searched and Shackled
Baltimore Sun
March 13, 2016

“Like thousands of youths detained in the state’s juvenile justice system, she experienced the same shackling and strip search practices as an adult convicted of murder. While state officials say they need to ensure safety, there is a growing movement nationwide to curb the widespread use of these methods, which medical and legal experts say are humiliating, traumatizing and often unnecessary with juveniles.”

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