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YOUTH CENTER POPULATION AGING
The Clarion Ledger - Jackson, Miss.
Subjects: Robbery; Juvenile justice; Violent crime; State laws; Murders & murder attempts; Legislation; Law; Adults; Juvenile offenders
Author: Mitchell, Jerry
Date: Aug 2, 2009
Start Page: A.1
Section: Main
Abstract (Document Summary)

Housing youth in adult facilities has many inherent dangers - including an increased risk of sexual victimization and physical assault. Beginning in the 1980s, states began passing laws aimed at getting tough on juvenile crime, including the transfer of juveniles into adult courts and prisons.

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