Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Experts Call for Juvenile Justice System Overhaul

http://www.corrections.com/news/article/33504-experts-call-for-juvenile-justice-system-overhaul

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"The juvenile justice system has failed to consider young people’s development and many kids have been permanently scarred, said Johnson, who is also a professor of pediatrics at the New Jersey Medical School. Although we have learned a lot in recent years about adolescent brain development, he said, this knowledge still hasn’t moved into juvenile justice policy and practice. "

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