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An inmate looks out the window of his cell at the New Jersey Training School for Boys reception center in Monroe, N.J., Monday, April 5, 1999
Monday, Aug. 10, 2009

Open quoteJails and juvenile-justice facilities are the new asylums.Close quote

  • child psychologist at the Texas Youth Commission, on America's increasing reliance on the juvenile-corrections system to handle offenders with psychiatric disorders as states slash funding for mental-health programs
Photo: Daniel Hulshizer / AP | Source: New York Times