KIDS IN COURTS, KIDS IN CRISIS~Justice for all children, to be safe from harm, protected with mercy & compassion.~ One of the most cruel forms of punishment is "denial of existence"~~~
Justice Anthony Kennedy said, “It would be misguided to equate the failing of a minor with those of an adult, for a greater possibility exists that a minor’s character deficiencies will be reformed."
“The purpose of this detention is not to make you suffer. It is not to physically abuse you. It is not to make you submit to assaults,” she told one young defendant before agreeing to move him to the juvenile facility.
Turning to another at a separate hearing, she said: “You do not deserve this.”
Thanks to the author of above URL, for sharing this important information, in treatment of "children". Unfortunately this is a problem nationwide. It IS a form of "child abuse" IMO