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New Report Says Florida Prosecutes More Children in the Adult Criminal Justice System Than Any Other State

According to a new study that looks at how many American teenagers are serving time in in adult jails, a full 60 percent of the youths serving life without parole sentences for a non-homicidal crime are from Florida.

That’s the most of any state in the union, according to a report from the UCLA School of Law, “Getting to Zero: A 50 State Study of Strategies to Remove Youth from Adult Jails.”

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