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Second Chances: Juvenile Offenders Learn Lessons After Arrest

Connecticut will have the cut off at 17 years of age to separate juveniles from adults starting on Jan. 1, 2010.  |Photo by Haris Durrani '11

December 22, 2009

Haris Durrani '11 Opinions Editor Note: The arrested student interviewed for this article asked for anonymity. His name has been changed. A juvenile arrest is a traumatic experience for most, but it might also teach important life lessons. Nevertheless, some question the juvenile justice system’s effectiveness and ability to provide opportunities for all y...

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