From the Document: "This report provides information on the federal role in juvenile justice, including the sentencing of juvenile offenders, as well as implications from recent Supreme Court decisions concerning juvenile sentencing. The report also discusses research related to cognitive development that is commonly cited in policy debates about juvenile offenders. It concludes by presenting key issues that may be of interest to Congress."
CRS Report for Congress, R47158
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