LEFT: I’m sort of in 10th grade. I been here at OPP for three months. I been charged for attempted murder. They charged me when I was 14. Yeah 14 when I was first charged. I had other charges when I was younger. I got six sisters and four brothers.
-A.L. age 16,
RIGHT: I be in 8th grade. I waiting trial for armed robbery. I lives with my grandmother. Been to OPP twice already.
-J.L, age 17
These half brothers share a cell in Orleans Parish Prison Juvenile Wing. This unit is reserved for juveniles charged as adults. At its narrowest this cell is less than six feet wide.