Custody and Control: Conditions of Confinement in New York’s Juvenile Prisons for Girls
Custody and Control provides an in-depth look at the abuses and neglect suffered by girls confined in two remote New York juvenile facilities known as Tryon and Lansing. The facilities are operated by the New York Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) and are the only two higher-security facilities in New York State holding girls.
Author: Mie Lewis
Press Coverage: The New York Times
Articles/Blogs Written by Author: "New Report Reveals Damage Done to Incarcerted Girls" - ACLU | "Behind Bars, But Not Alone" - ACLU
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