Ten-year-old children should not be locked up, leading criminologist says

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The minimum age of criminal responsibility for children should be lifted from 10 to 14, given mounting evidence of the lifelong harm the justice system does to children, and the huge risk of kids becoming “entrenched” in the jail system if locked up young, says one of Australia’s leading criminologists.

Source: Ten-year-old children should not be locked up, leading criminologist says