Atlanta, Georgia Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Defense Lawyer
According to the American Civil Liberties Union, approximately 60,000 children are incarcerated in prisons or some juvenile detention facility throughout American every day! In Georgia alone, there are 185 per 100,000 youth incarcerated.
Juveniles constitute 1,200 of the 1.5 million people housed in federal and state prisons in this country, and nearly 200,000 youth enter the adult criminal-justice system each year, most for non-violent crimes. On any given day, 10,000 juveniles are housed in adult prisons and jails.