Juvenile Justice

AUSTRALIAN JUDGE WANTS FASD TO BE CLASSIFIED AS A DISABILITY…NOT A CRIME!

ONE AGAIN THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT IS LEADING THE WAY IN TREATING FASD AS A MITIGATING FACTOR…         “AS A MATTER OF JUSTICE …SENTENCES NEED TO REFLECT CULPABILTIY, AND CAPACITY OF THE INDIVIDUAL.”       READ MORE:

KIDS WITH FASD ARE 19X MORE LIKELY TO BE IN IMPRISONDED

THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMETNT’S PILOT PROGRAM TO TEST YOUTH FOR FASD…60% OF PEOPLE OVER AGE 12 HAVE BEEN IN TROUBLE WITH THE LAW! READ MORE: