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19 States Have Narrowed Juvenile Involvement in Adult System Since 2015

Tuesday 10th of October 2017 | North America, United States
The Chronicle of Social Change
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Since 2015, more than one-third of states have taken legislative action, executive action or both to limit the number of juvenile offenders that are exposed to adult court or adult incarceration facilities.

So says “Raising the Bar,” a report on state juvenile justice trends released today by the Campaign for Youth Justice, a national organization focused on keeping youths out of the adult criminal justice system.

Following is a rundown of the ways in which 19 different states amended their laws and policies to keep more youths in the juvenile justice system.

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