In a Utah Courthouse, Justice for Youth Comes With Shackles

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Youth defendants in Manti, Utah are at times shackled to a floor ring at the courthouse. Photo by Francisco Kjolseth/Salt Lake Tribune.

At least 31 states now have rules preventing the automatic shackling of juveniles when they are brought to court. But one rural county in Utah hasn’t got the message . . .

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