Friday, November 2, 2012

Holistic reform takes root in Mississippi

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"“The adult criminal court is no place to put children,” said Liz Ryan, the executive director of the Campaign for Youth Justice. “It doesn’t have the kind of accountability that the juvenile justice system has, it doesn’t have the kinds of services and treatment that are developmentally appropriate for children, [and] it places them at serious risk of harm in adult facilities and jails.”

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