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Turning Off the Spigotnew

Texas has changed its tune on turning kids into criminals, but Fort Worth may be lagging behind.
Fort Worth Weekly  |  Eric Griffey  |  01-16-2013  |  Crime & Justice

Connecticut Still Lacks a Critical Facility for Delinquent Girls and There's No Good Explanationnew

Connecticut hasn't had a state-run secure facility for girls since 2003 when the Long Lane School, which housed both boys and girls, closed. In 1998, a girl named Tabatha committed suicide at Long Lane and in response the Connecticut Juvenile Training School was opened - for boys. The girls were left behind.
New Haven Advocate  |  Daniel D'Ambrosio  |  12-08-2009  |  Crime & Justice

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