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Trying Teens as Adults in California

August 31, 2011 12:48:31 am

New research on California's Proposition 21, which allows prosecutors to try juveniles in adult court without judicial permission, shows vast disparity in how counties have used the law.

For example, according to the new report from the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice, between 2003 -2009 Los Angeles County referred qualifying juvenile felony cases to adult court at a rate of 7.2 of 1000, while nearby Ventura County referred at a rate of 122.2.

Click here to download the report.

For a summary and analysis of the report please click here.

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