Legislators Move to Shutter La. Juvenile Prison

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http://www.nola.com/news/t-p/frontpage/index.ssf?/base/news-0/105548377395400.xml A controversial Louisiana juvenile prison would shut its gates while lawmakers try to devise a better system to rehabilitate delinquents under a bill passed Thursday by the Senate. The proposal creates a legislative commission to develop a plan for a new agency to oversee juvenile offenders, stripping that authority from the Department of Corrections. The new agency also could absorb parts of other departments that oversee . . .

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