“The United States is the only country in the world that routinely condemns children to die in prison.” In an even-handed and compelling documentary, POV tells the story of one of those kids. Kenneth Young committed armed robberies and received four life sentences when he was fifteen years-old.

+ The Center for Investigative Reporting spent a year reporting about teens in solitary confinement. Here is Alone, a short documentary that they produced. And if you missed it earlier, definitely check out CIR’s animation called The Box.

+ From The Marshall Project: The Prosecutor and the Snitch. Did Texas execute an innocent man?