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NBC News, Teens in a Louisiana juvenile facility are being sent to Angola prison. Experts say it’s not only cruel, it could violate the law.

News / Article / NBC News, Teens in a Louisiana juvenile facility are being sent to Angola prison. Experts say it’s not only cruel, it could violate the law.

In this deep dive on Louisiana’s juvenile lockups, the state’s governor offered a new solution this week: temporarily moving teens to the notorious Angola prison for adults. Louisiana is among the majority of states that have dramatically reduced the number of juveniles in custody, meaning the ones who remain are those with the greatest needs.

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