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National Reentry Week

The federal Department of Justice announced that this will be National Reentry Week, dedicated to ad...

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The Battle Against Prisons for Kids

In an article for The Nation, Natasha Lennard offers a history of youth prisons – and the euph...

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How Not to Raise the Age

This article in The Marshall Project, from Alexandra Cox, points out that efforts to raise the age i...