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Justice for young offenders who have experienced brain injuries | Dean Burnett

PUBLISHED October 19, 2012
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A report published on Friday makes some surprising and rather alarming claims. Apparently, 60% of young people in custody say they have experienced a traumatic brain injury. To put this figure into perspective, the incidence of brain injury is typically higher in the population under 25 than in older people, but recent research suggests it is higher still for under-25s who find themselves involved in the criminal justice system.

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