juvenile justice

The Macon Telegraph

A new study shows one Georgia juvenile detention center has some of the highest rates of what the study calls “coerced sexual activity”  among children in custody of any such facility in the country.

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A recent Associated Press investigation found that Georgia is not honoring a U.S. Supreme Court ruling banning life without parole as a sentence for juveniles convicted of homicide and other serious crimes. According to the Georgia Department of Corrections, there are 25 juveniles serving this type of sentence in Georgia right now.

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