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State Trends Show Fewer Young People Tried as Adults, New Report Says – Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

According to a new report from the Campaign for Youth Justice, the number of juveniles automatically charged in adult court has dropped by nearly half from the period of 2007 to 2014. The report also found that the number of young people incarcerated in adult jails and prisons has dropped by nearly two-thirds since 2009. Read more.