Brief Putting Juveniles in Adult Jails Doesn't Work
John Roman
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In this Washington Examiner commentary, John Roman explains why automatically putting juvenile offenders in adult detention is a mistake: it can turn the teenagers into hardened criminals and sends the message that society has written them off.
Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety Children and youth
Tags Corrections Juvenile justice Delinquency and crime Policing and community safety
Policy Centers Justice Policy Center