Harris County Juvenile Justice Center in Houston. Taken on Feb. 1, 2022.

Criminal Justice

Kids of color are disproportionately punished in the Harris County juvenile justice system, a study shows

Posted on · The study showed a small group of kids who had multiple interactions with the system -- disproportionately youth of color -- were more likely to receive harsher punishments, even though their offenses didn't increase in severity.

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