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D.C. study confirms obvious: treating juvenile offenders as adults is counterproductive.

CONTACT: Aprill O. Turner, Campaign for Youth Justice aturner@cfyj.org (202) 779-2810 Reforms Needed to Improve Youth Outcomes in DC New report examines impact of “direct file” statute on youth, public safety (Washington, DC) May 19, 2014 – In 2012, youth … Continue reading

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Q: Why does Florida try so many teens as adults? A: #NewJimCrow.

Governor Rick Scott destroyed predecessor Charlie Crist’s inexpensive and just semi-automated felon rights restoration process for one reason only – to keep persons of color ineligible to vote. It now takes a minimum of five years to even begin the … Continue reading

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