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they wanted to separate juveniles from adult offenders......

I feel that that answer is not entirely true the way it's worded. An Adult offender (defendant), has a Childrens Services of abuse, neglect etc.. decided in Juvenile Court before a Judge or Magistrate. For example a Jr6 hearing or disposition hearing.

It is not only Juvenile offenders (ex: truancy, criminal activity under a 18 dependant on the crime and 17 dependant on the state) who are the defendents. therfore they are not seperating Juvenile from Adult offenders. I would like to hear more on this if any one will add with more knowledge

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