Young Adults Are Different, Too: Why and How We Can Create a Better Justice System for Young People Age 18 to 25

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  • April 10, 2017
In this note, Stamm argues for folding young adults into the juvenile justice system by reviewing the various ways in which many states have already taken the lessons of the juvenile system—lots of treatment and programming, age-limited facilities, shorter sentences, and sealed records—and applied them to the developmentally similar young adult population.