Lacking space, Louisiana officials ask judges to release incarcerated youth early

The Office of Juvenile Justice has asked judges to release people from its facilities as Louisiana runs out of space to put children and young adults in custody for committing crimes.  “It is a day-to-day task to try to release a child from OJJ’s custody so we can receive a child,” Assistant Secretary Curtis Nelson … Continue reading Lacking space, Louisiana officials ask judges to release incarcerated youth early