Dooming them to failure? Debate grows over listing of juvenile sex offenders on registries

  • by: MARYCLAIRE DALE , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 4, 2014 - 10:30 AM

PHILADELPHIA — By the time he was arrested for sexually assaulting two siblings, 15-year-old J.B. had been molested by his alcoholic father and subjected to 25 moves among his birth, foster and adoptive families. He had also suffered from untreated attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and depression.

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