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ACLU: Juvenile subject to torturous' treatment


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MATT GOURAS Associated Press Writer

A 17-year-old inmate at the state prison has been in solitary confinement for almost a year and is being subjected to “torturous” treatment, the Montana ACLU said Wednesday. The boy first incarcerated at a youth facility as a 15-year-old when he pleaded guilty to assaulting correctional officers has been in the adult prison for almost two years, according to a lawsui t f i led Wednesday. The ACLU said the boy's treatment in the special confinement unit is so horrific that other inmates sent the organization letters asking if it could help the boy. Ple...

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