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ARTICLES/INFORMATION/RESEARCH
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La. Supreme Court: Juvenile killers not eligible for new sentences
The Advocate, November 06, 2013

Paul Henry Gingerich, Convicted Of Murder As Adult At Age 12, Could Be Retried As Juvenile
Huffington Post, March 08, 2013

Judge: California boy murdered neo-Nazi dad, knew it was wrong
This is California, where race-war is the standard in all penal institutions. Which car is this kid going to be able to get into?
CNN, January 14, 2013

High Court Rejects Mandatory Life Sentences for Juveniles
Wall Street Journal, June 25, 2012

Defense: 12-year-old charged in toddler's death was abused, neglected as child
Florida Times-Union, June 03, 2011

Juvenile Life Without Parole: Review of Sentences
Policy statement from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, April 2011

Boy, 12, faces grown-up murder charges
CNN, February 10, 2010

Statement Re: Roper v. Simmons
Statement from Robert J. Grey Jr, President, American Bar Association, March 01, 2005

Judge: Try Malvo as an Adult
CNN, January 16, 2003

Panhandle Boys Indicted For Murdering Father
Associated Press, December 12, 2001

Death Penalty For Juveniles Under Scrutiny
Christian Science Monitor, August 27, 2002

Ruling Opens Way For Young Convicts
Palm Beach Post, July 25, 2002

Age For Executions Raised to 18
Indianapolis Star, March 27, 2002

Court Upholds Life in Prison For Teenager
Florida Times-Union, February 07, 2002

Revised Young Offenders Act Soon to Be Law
Toronto Star, February 04, 2002

Young Inmates Found to Keep Life of Crime
Miami Herald, July 31, 2001

Group Decries Pending Texas Execution
Associated Press, July 31, 2001

Too Young to Vote, Old Enough to be Executed
Report from Amnesty International, July 31, 2001 regarding the U.S.'s execution of individuals whose crimes were committed as juveniles.

Boy Who Shot Teacher Convicted of Murder
Associated Press, May 16, 2001

States Adjust Adult Prisons to Needs of Youth Inmates
New York Times, July 25, 2001

"He Was Protecting Me"
Hartford Courant, July 10, 2001

NJ Supreme Court Affirms Lower Court in Advancing Killer's Parole Eligibility
The Associated Press, June 14, 2001

New Bill Protects Kids In Prison
Miami Herald, May 04, 2001

Tough Juvenile Sentencing Getting Second Look
Reuters, May 18, 2001

Congo: Don't Execute Child Soldiers
Human Rights Watch, May 02, 2001

Americans Want Child Criminals Sentenced As Kids
Reuters, March 28, 2001

Kids in Prison, Part 1
The Miami Herald, March 18, 2001

Kids on Trial: 'Justice by Geography'
Christian Science Monitor, February 08, 2001

The Latest Trend in Child Sexual Exploitation: Rape in Adult Prisons
A report from Joanne Mariner, FindLaw columnist, attorney, and deputy director of the Americas division of Human Rights Watch, regarding juveniles sentenced to adult penal institutions, and their increased vulnerability to sexual assault and exploitation as a result (January 25, 2001).

17 Executed for Crimes as Juveniles
Associated Press, December 03, 2000

Age Raising Ethical Questions
Associated Press, December 03, 2000

Juveniles and the Death Penalty
Report on juveniles and the death penalty from the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (November 2000)

Youth Among Us: Addressing Youthful Offenders

Article from National Institute of Corrections regarding youthful offenders in adult prisons, February 22, 1999

Trying Juveniles as Adults in Criminal Court: An Analysis of State Transfer Provisions
Report by the Office for Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention, December 1998

Juvenile Felony Defendants in Criminal Courts. State Court Processing Statistics, 1990-94
Special report regarding juveniles transferred to adult criminal courts from the Office of Juvenile Justice at the U.S. DOJ (September 1998)

Juvenile Competency To Stand Trial: Questions in an Era of Punitive Reform
Report regarding juveniles tried and sentenced as adults, from the A.B.A.'s Juvenile Justice Center, Fall 1997

Paying For Our Inaction
by Andrew Vachss, New York Newsday, April 28, 1989

Serious, Violent, and Habitual Juvenile Offenders
Text of a speech given by Andrew Vachss at an Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention workshop (January-February 1983)

Child Abuse: A Ticking Bomb
by Andrew Vachss, Change: A Juvenile Justice Quarterly, Vol. V, No. 3, 1982

The Life-Style Violent Juvenile
by Andrew Vachss, 5/1 Change 10, 1981

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COMMENTARY and OPINION

Little Adult Criminals
New York Times, May 23, 2001

Society Abandons Nathaniel Brazill
The Miami Herald, May 09, 2001

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ORGANIZATIONS/AGENCIES
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ABA Juvenile Justice Center
American Bar Association
740 15th Street, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 662.1506
www.americanbar.org/groups/criminal_justice.html

The Sentencing Project
Juveniles in Adult Criminal Courts
Suite 1000
Washington, D.C. 20004
Phone: (202) 628-0871
www.sentencingproject.org/template/page.cfm?id=184

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