A blog of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section

US CapitolThe measure, called the REDEEM Act, has several pillars: It encourages states to change policies so children are directed away from the adult criminal justice system; automatically expunges or seals — depending on their age — criminal records of juveniles who committed nonviolent crimes; and limits solitary confinement of children, except in rare circumstances.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2014/07/cory-booker-rand-paul-team-up-108640.html#ixzz36svOy5hH

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