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Tag: Juvenile Detention


Poor Children Are Being Put in ‘Debtor’s Prison for Kids’

A first-of-its-kind study finds that children are being imprisoned when their parents or guardians can’t pay juvenile court fees.

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The Prominence and Plight of Girls in the Juvenile Justice System

Girls, many of whom have suffered a range of traumas at home, make up a growing share of children arrested and detained across the country.

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Why Has It Taken the Justice Department 10 Years to Act on Rape in Juvenile Hall?

Last week, the Justice Department convened hearings under the Prison Rape Elimination Act to examine the prevalence of rape and sexual abuse in the nation’s prisons and juvenile detention centers.

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