Article on Warrenville Prison

The Chicago Tribune published this article discussing how Warrenville prison is taking into account the special needs of girls.

http://www.chicagot ribune.com/ news/local/ chi-juvygirls16j ul16,1,364646. story?coll= chi-news- hed

Behind bars, but still girls

Military-style regimens fall short in halting criminal behavior of girls, who have different emotional needs and are often trauma victims, experts say.

By Ofelia Casillas
Tribune staff reporter

July 16, 2007

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