1. Tending to the Needs of Juvenile Offenders
Are we just warehousing our juvenile offenders, until they can be released to commit more serious crimes that will send them to an adult correction facility? ... Throughout history, juvenile offenders were incarcerated with adult criminals. ... In the 1980's, the movement was more toward punishment for juvenile offenders. The 1990's brought a "crackdown" on the laws dealing with juvenile crime. ... Impose punishment consistent with the seriousness of the crime" (Juvenile Justice Bulletin Juvenile Justice: A Century of Change 1999). ...
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