UK House of Commons Justice Committee report: The treatment of young adults in the criminal justice system


"Concluding that there is overwhelming evidence that the CJS does not adequately address the distinct needs of young adults, despite assurances given by the Government"

See the full text: The treatment of young adults in the criminal justice system (pdf)

See also: Keep under-25s out of adult prisons, MPs urge - Young people should be treated differently by criminal justice system because their brains are not fully formed, MPs say (Guardian, link)

 

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