Justice for juveniles

Fox, James Alan
July 1997
Christian Science Monitor;7/17/97, Vol. 89 Issue 162, p19
Opinion. Discusses justice for juvenile offenders in the United States. The soaring teenage crime rate; Legislation from the US Congress which stiffens the penalties for youth crime, perpetuating punishment over prevention; The need for sanctions for youth crime; The greater need of prevention; Investing in youth to deter further criminal activity; The belief that stiffer penalties will not deter further crime.


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