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“Teen Brain” Non-Science Debunked

Recent scientific reviews have debunked neurological studies which found youth to be more crime prone, but statistical realities showing dramatic drops in youth crime were demolishing such claims for decades. 

States Must Move Funding from Correctional Facilities to Community-Based Treatment

CJCJ's Erica Webster pens an op-ed for the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE). 

Who's behind the rise in crime? Could be Trump’s constituency: older whites

CJCJ's Mike Males pens an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times including his data showing that crime among older white people has increased and discouraging demographic scapegoating. 

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