Advocates Urge Changes to Juvenile Standards on Prison Sex Abuse

Youth Today

May 10, 2010

 

The Justice Department should not require states to use medical staff members in detention and residential facilities to question juveniles about abusive sexual behavior the youths might have engaged in, and states should limit punishment of juveniles who have consensual sex in those facilities.

The Justice Department should not require states to use medical staff members in detention and residential facilities to question juveniles about abusive sexual behavior the youths might have engaged in, and states should limit punishment of juveniles who have consensual sex in those facilities.
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