The following laws/court rules/administrative orders/opinions “prohibit” automatic juvenile shackling, but none of them eliminates all juvenile shackling. These rules simply state they cannot be applied to every single in-custody child who comes into the courtroom. In other words, if there is a need for it, judges still can turn to mechanical restraints in the courtroom.

Source:
  • Campaign Against Indiscriminate Juvenile Shackling

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