New Report Finds Incarceration for ‘Status Offenses’ Still Widespread

Full Text Reports... 2015-04-29

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New Report Finds Incarceration for ‘Status Offenses’ Still Widespread Source: Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) More than half of U.S. states allow children to be detained for repeated nonviolent “status offenses” such as skipping school, running away from home or possession of alcohol, a new report says. The revelation comes more than 40 years after […]

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04/29/2015, 08:14

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04/28/2015, 09:00