Nick Dupree arrives at the Federal Courthouse in Montgomery, Ala. on Feb. 11, 2003. His success in getting the state to continue support past age 21 enabled him to attend college and live in his own home. Jamie Martin/AP hide caption

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Nick Dupree Fought To Live 'Like Anyone Else'

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Solitary Confinement Methods Often Lead To Violence At Lewisburg Prison

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The Special Management Unit at Lewisburg prison, which was created in 2009 for "dangerously violent, confrontational, defiant, antagonistic inmates," has received many complaints about its use of restraints on inmates. Angie Wang for NPR hide caption

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Inside Lewisburg Prison: A Choice Between A Violent Cellmate Or Shackles

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Suspect's Motive Unclear In New York, New Jersey Bombings

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Court Documents Detail Rahami Family's Dispute With Elizabeth, N.J.

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Person Of Interest In N.Y.-Area Bombs Tied To Family Restaurant In N.J.

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A woman holds a cellphone up to a police officer as an attempt is made to calm the crowd after an arrest is made following the sniper shooting in Dallas on Thursday. Laura Buckman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Videos Make Everyone A Witness To Police Shootings

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Davontae Sanford stands with his mother, Taminko Sanford, during a news conference a day after he was released from prison. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Court Fines And Fees Almost Delay Homecoming For Wrongly Convicted Michigan Man

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Last year, the ACLU of Colorado discovered nearly 800 cases where people had gone to jail in Colorado Springs, Colo., when they couldn't pay their tickets for minor violations. Pictured above is Alamo Square Park, site of the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. Michael Bullock/Getty images hide caption

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Colorado Springs Will Stop Jailing People Too Poor To Pay Court Fines

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Colorado Springs Agrees To Stop Jailing People Too Poor To Pay Court Fines

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One of the last family photos of Bernard Simmons is shown by his sister, Debra Simmons, in her home in Chicago. Peter Hoffman for NPR hide caption

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Doubling Up Prisoners In 'Solitary' Creates Deadly Consequences

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White House Gathers Lawmakers And Judges To Solve Steep Court Fees

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