Study Reveals Disparities in Juvenile Justice

Youth-of-color tend to be overrepresented nationally at justice-system decision points focused on accountability, including arrest, secure detention, petition-to-court and transfer to adult court. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Sally Lehrman - Oct 28, 2012 - 6:30 PM PDT
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Edited by: Sally Lehrman - Oct 28, 2012 - 6:31 PM PDT

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Jennet Wong
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by Jennet Wong - Feb. 14, 2013

In Minnesota, the article claims, as well as nationally, youths of color are more likely arrested, detained, and stand trial as adults than are white youths. Moreover, they are less likely to receive diversion opportunities that keep them from being incarcerated. They are also less likely to receive probation. The short article is essentially reporting the findings of a report from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Justice Programs. All of its statistics and information come from this report and are properly cited. It is a basic, fair, and informative piece.

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