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Resource ID: #10682
Subject: Criminal Justice System
Source: Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.)



The Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY) uncovers serious abuses in Kentucky's system for treatment of juvenile offenders, including the mistreatment of youths entrusted by the courts to the state Cabinet for Human Resources. The investigation finds the state failed to stop or adequately investigate such cases of physical and mental abuse; and failed to identify and terminate physically abusive employees. Reorganization of juvenile justice system promised after publication, 1994.

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