ACLU Cites Massachusetts on Juvenile Justice Bias

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http://www.globe.com/dailyglobe2/154/metro/Report_rips_racial_disparities_in_Mass_juvenile_justice+.shtml The American Civil Liberties Union charges that Massachusetts has failed to track and reduce racial disparities in its juvenile justice system, even after receiving $35 million in federal funds that includes a mandate to deal with the problem, the Boston Globe reports. Massachusetts public safety leaders have known for nearly a decade that black and Latino children are treated more harshly than whites at every stage of the process, the report asserts. Minority youths last year accounted for . . .

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