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A few days before Christmas in 2015, a 54-year-old immigrant named Jose Manuel Azurdia Hernandez began vomiting in his cell at a detention center in Adelanto, California.
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Children in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems have long been getting poor legal representation that completely alters the course of their lives, sources say.
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Black youth are less than 27 percent of Louisville’s youth population, but they represented more than 75 percent of the youth bookings in Louisville’s secure detention center last year.
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When a youth is accused of a crime in Kentucky, an adult has to make a choice in nearly every step that follows. And a disproportionate number of the youth denied a second chance are black.

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