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TitleJust Kids: When Misbehaving is a Crime
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PublisherVera Institute of Justice
DateAugust 2017
DescriptionActions such as skipping school or violating a curfew are considered illegal for children under 18, but criminalizing such misbehavior has detrimental consequences. This report highlights key factors that contribute to the cycle of kids being pushed into the juvenile justice system and what can be done to shift away from this punitive approach. 
Filed inChildren & Youth > Public safety
TopicsChildren & Youth
Added09/13/2007 12:00am
Updated10/20/2020 10:46am

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