Sniper Case Sparks Debate on Juvenile Justice The juvenile suspect in the Washington, D.C.-area sniper case is being held as an adult in a Virginia jail. That's sparking debate over whether underage defendants should enter the adult criminal justice system. NPR's Brian Naylor reports.

Sniper Case Sparks Debate on Juvenile Justice

Sniper Case Sparks Debate on Juvenile Justice

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The juvenile suspect in the Washington, D.C.-area sniper case is being held as an adult in a Virginia jail. That's sparking debate over whether underage defendants should enter the adult criminal justice system. NPR's Brian Naylor reports.

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