Can we eliminate the youth prison? (And what should we replace it with?)
Over the past two decades, the number of young people in youth prisons in United States has quietly declined by two-thirds. As it has done so, youth crime has continued to plummet nationally and in individual states with large declines in youth incarceration. Is this a signal that America can do without youth prisons at all? And, if so, what should we replace them with?
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