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Monday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

As Prisons Prepare for PREA, Impact on Youthful Inmates May Be Major, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange In 2003, the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) — a federal legislative proposal that sought to curb incidents of sexual assault in both adult prisons and juvenile detention facilities — was signed into law by President George W. Bush. The newly […]

Thursday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

Sex-Trafficking Sting Shows Foster Children are Especially Vulnerable, ChildrensRights.org The FBI announced on Monday that a nationwide sex-trafficking sting rescued 105 sexually exploited teenagers, according to a Los Angeles Times report. The three-day sting covering 76 cities focused on underage victims of prostitution and resulted in 150 suspected pimps being apprehended. In San Francisco alone, officers rescued 12 […]