YLC’s Letter to the New York Times Re: Restraints

February 10, 2010

Sue Burrell and Corene Kendrick’s letter to the editor was printed in the New York Times on February 7, 2010, in response to Nicholas D. Kristof’s recent column comparing rape in juvenile facilities to abuses at Abu Ghraib. They put a spotlight on the use of hardware and fixed restraints like “restraint chairs” that are still being used in juvenile facilities.

New York Times Letter to the Editor

“Moving Away From Hardware,” the report on the use of fixed restraints in juvenile correction facilities