Beyond Scared Straight -Juvenile Justice Reform: Juvenile Justice Served? The Troubling Disparities in the Cases of Sara Kruzan and Daniel Kovarbasich

Via Scoop.itJuvenile Justice

As an advocate for the welfare of children, I’ve gone over and over the juvenile murder cases of Sara Kruzan and Daniel Kovarbasich, trying to understand why one youth was crushed in the name of justice while the other was set free. The similarities between the cases of this ‘boy’ and ‘girl’ are intriguing: • A troubled 16 year old, female child-trafficking victim from a drug-involved, single-parent home kills her pimp/child rapist. The girl was an 11 year old, pre-pubescent child when she met the sexual predator who groomed her for his pleasure.

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