Treating and punishing youth like adults ignores developmental research so critical to effectively promoting the transformation of youth behavior and the preservation of public safety. It also restricts the ability of juvenile court judges to decide what form of accountability most fits an individual case.
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- “R Street Policy Short No. 76: Maryland: A Case Study Against Automatically Charging Youths as Adults”: https://www.rstreet.org/2019/10/07/r-street-policy-short-no-76-maryland-a-case-study-against-automatically-charging-youths-as-adults/
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