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NCJRS Abstract - National Criminal Justice Reference Service dangers of incarcerating youth in adult jails


This report provides a summary of the risks that youth face when incarcerated in adult jails and a review of the limited federal and state laws protecting them. The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) has protected children in the justice system for more than.

This report provides a summary of the risks that youth face when incarcerated in adult jails and a review of the limited federal and state laws protecting them.

Jailing Juveniles: The Dangers of Incarcerating Youth in Adult Jails in America. A Campaign for Youth Justice Report: November 2007.