Abigail Baird

Vassar College

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Developmental neuroscientist and Associate Professor of Psychology at Vassar College  

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Juvenile Justice was established almost 100 years ago, but the War on Crime eroded protections for young Americans accused of crime.

Holding Kids Accountable for Their Crimes

Juvenile Justice was established almost 100 years ago, but the War on Crime eroded protections for young Americans accused of crime.

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