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Reports of Widespread Sexual Abuse in Pennsylvania’s Juvenile Detention System

Dozens of former child inmates of the Pennsylvania juvenile justice system have come forward with reports of sexual abuse they allegedly endured while incarcerated. According to four lawsuits filed last week, 66 people were allegedly victimized by guards, nurses, supervisors, and other staff members entrusted with their care in juvenile detention centers and similar facilities […]

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Survivors Seek Justice in Sweeping NY Juvenile Facility Sex Abuse Lawsuits

More than 150 civil lawsuits were filed last week in New York, accusing staff at juvenile detention facilities in the Bronx of widespread sexual abuse. The juvenile prison sexual abuse accusations span decades, with some dating back to the 1970s and others as recent as the 2010s, with victims as young as 11 years old

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