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Detainees sit and wait for their turn at the medical clinic at the Winn Correctional Center in Winnfield, Louisiana, on Sept. 26, 2019. Nearly 1,500 migrants are detained at Winn. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

In an effort to build off ongoing juvenile justice reforms, New Jersey’s top law enforcement official issued new statewide directives aimed at limiting unnecessary detention and steering troubled youth toward social or familial support whenever possible.

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Suzette Parmley

Suzette Parmley is the Trenton Correspondent who covers the N.J. Supreme Court, Governor, Legislature. She also contributes to The Legal Intelligencer and law.com. Suzette joined New Jersey Law Journal in Jan. 2019 from the Philadelphia Inquirer where she was a former Trenton Statehouse Correspondent and Business Reporter/Columnist. A 5-time winner of the Business Financial Writing Portfolio Award from the New Jersey Press Association and graduate of the Fels Center of Government at the University of Pennsylvania. Email: [email protected] or follow on Twitter: @SuzParmley

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