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ID:

365

Date:

2009-02-08

Headline:

Some states disregard juvenile justice law

Reporter's name:

Mead Gruver

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Cheyenne, WY

Summary:

The Associated Press used FOIA to obtain documents from the Department of Justice, which identified several states - some in multiple years - that disregarded federal juvenile detention standards under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act.

Notes:

Wyoming, Mississippi, Washington, and South Carolina disregarded key parts of the law in 2006.

Keywords:

juvenile, detention, jail, prison, youth

URL:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/02/08/AR2009020801085.html


Agencies:

DOJ

States:

MS
SC
WA
WY

Categories:

federal budget
justice


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