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Mecklenburg county jail eases rules for teens in solitary

A North Carolina county jail has eased restrictions for 16- and 17-year-olds held in solitary confinement. The Charlotte Observer reports that Mecklenburg County still holds youths in solitary confinement, despite 2016 bans on the practice for youths in federal custody and youths in the state prison system. But the sheriff's office tells the newspaper that it ...

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