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Workgroup votes to recommend end to mandatory adult charges for certain juvenile offenses in Maryland

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“The [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention], the [Department of Justice] … doctors’ research, meta-analysis all say that the same kid for the same crime tried in adult court is more likely to go on to commit further offenses and to be a greater risk to the public safety,” said Jenny Egan, chief attorney for the Public Defender’s Office’s Juvenile Division.

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Source: Baltimore Sun