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Worst of the Worst?new

It’s commonly assumed that juvenile offenders thrown into the adult court and prison system are the worst of the worst, beyond rehabilitation. But a new report released today paints an altogether different picture.
San Antonio Current  |  Michael Barajas  |  03-25-2011  |  Crime & Justice

Suicidal Tendencies: The Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections Is a Bloody Messnew

The Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections is supposed to educate and rehabilitate juvenile delinquents. Instead, the agency has become the state's adolescent mental hospital, a job it's clearly not equipped to handle.
Phoenix New Times  |  Amy Silverman  |  12-22-2009  |  Crime & Justice

No Second Chances for These Locked-Up Kidsnew

Why does Pennsylvania lead the nation in juvenile lifers?
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Jamaal Abdul-Alim  |  09-29-2008  |  Crime & Justice

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