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Michigan prisons are subject of another investigation

Monday April 1, 2013

The physical and sexual abuse endured by 17-year olds when housed with adults in Michigan prisons was the subject of a hearing conducted by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Representatives from the U-S State Department, the justice Department and the State of Michigan attended the hearing in Washington D.C. Deborah LaBelle is with the ACLU Juvenile Life Without Parole Initiative. She spoke to WDET’s Martina Guzman about the hearings.