Michele is interviewed on juvenile systems around the country manage their most challenging youth. “They’re just throwing up their hands and saying: ‘We’ve exhausted our options. We just don’t know what to do," Michele comments.
Conditions in Texas' largest and most violent jail worsen as staff shortages, overcrowding and trial backlogs become increasingly dramatic, but Michele discusses the need for more data on jail conditions to determine the causes for violence.
Investigators find misconduct relating to a death in custody after two San Diego sheriff's deputies failed to provide medical attention. Michele comments on the need for deputies to err on the side of caution when it comes to incarcerated persons needing medical services.
The Editorial Board discusses the need for correctional oversight, and quotes Michele on the increasing momentum across the country supporting the establishment of external correctional oversight bodies.