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llinois should close two juvenile prisons to save money

Sep 3, 2012, George W. Timberlake, Chair, Illinois Juvenle Justice Commission, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

With Gov. Pat Quinn and Illinois AFSCME locked in a protracted lawsuit over the governor's intention to close state prisons, the public debate often focuses on overcrowding in the state's adult prison system. But the situation in the state's eight juvenile prisons is vastly different.

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