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Should Philly keep holding kids in its adult jails?

June 5, 2018

By Staff

David Harrington was 17 when he was charged as an adult and held in Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center, a city jail.

Then, after 8 months — basically his entire sophomore year of high school — a judge sent his case to the juvenile justice system. Legally, he was a kid again.

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