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Published: 16 November 2017

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780190605551

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The War on Kids

How American Juvenile Justice Lost Its Way

Cara H. Drinan

  • Draws on traditional legal research as well as personal narrative
  • Exposes the reality of children coming of age in prison
  • Provides a reform blueprint for policymakers who are currently grappling with juvenile justice issues such as transfer laws, mandatory minimums for kids, correctional models for juveniles, and parole for juveniles serving life sentences

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