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Editorial: The youth justice system is unjust

Teenagers in the criminal justice system are some of the most vulnerable to maltreatment.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 6, 2019

Deliberate changes must be made locally and nationally to ensure fairer investigations and treatment of children being prosecuted.

Lawyers navigate the intricacies of assault

Pitt professor David Korman says some people are quick to criticize the judicial system for not putting enough emphasis on victims’ rights, while not accounting for the rights of the accused. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Hannah Schneider, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

Within the first 24 hours of the #MeToo movement going viral in October 2017, there were more than 12 million posts, comments and reactions made by 4.7 million Facebook users worldwide. The movement has since reached more than 85 countries, shedding a new light on advocacy for survivors of sexual harassment...

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