A Department of Justice civil-rights lawyer said Mississippi's two juvenile correction centers dispensed the most atrocious abuse his agency has investigated in 20 years, reports the Jackson Clarion-Ledger. If Justice Department prevails in a pending lawsuit over the allegations at the Oakley and Columbia training schools, the state would be subject to strict corrective measures or risk being in contempt. Brad Schlozman, deputy assistant attorney general in the Department of Justice's civil rights division, made his remarks last night in a town hall meeting organized by U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss. "We've . . .
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