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    Buffalo News overviews the New York State juvenile justice system, and finds that it fails to rehabilitate youths and protect the public; compares New York's system to other states, Sept./Dec. 1990.
  • America's Troubled Children:Wards of the State

    Christian Science Monitor looks at children in state custody and at the juvenile justice system, foster care and group homes.
  • Criminal Kids

    ABA Journal examines problems in the juvenile justice system, cites statistics and case studies; finds that juveniles receive the "worst of both worlds"--neither the due-process safeguards guaranteed adults nor the solicitous care intended for children.
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    Bridgeport Post invetigates inadequacies in Conneticut's juvenile justice system; the series also assesses the confidentiality of juvenile records, June 4 - 8, 1989.
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    San Francisco Examiner looks at the juvenile justice system in California, which has been locking up more youths for increasingly longer sentences, despite a decline in juvenile crime; training schools, which are run like hard-core prisons, are extremely overcrowded, May 14 - 16, 1989.
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    Roanoke (Va.) Times & World-News examines Virginia's juvenile justice system; finds adult prisons take attention and money from the juvenile system; also discovers psychological and educational programs at reformatories are limited, May 8-11, 1988.
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    Hartford Courant runs series revealing inner workings of Connecticut's juvenile justice system; finds system is crippled by laws designed to protect children, backlog of cases, shortage of staff and lack of places to send juvenile delinquents, Dec. 27-29, 1987.
  • Vision Quest: The Children Business

    Arizona Daily Star series looks at Vision Quest, a much-touted, profit-making program for "hard-core" juvenile offenders, and finds financial irregularities, questionable practices.