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Darryl Owens: Juveniles Too Often Treated As Adults In FL Justice System

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Some juvenile justice experts say a legal procedure called “direct file” makes Florida the toughest state to be a kid in the juvenile justice system…too tough. They’re coming together to try to change the process.

Orlando Sentinel columnist and editorial writer Darryl Owens tells 90.7’s Nicole Creston what “direct file” means and why he thinks it’s getting so much attention.

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About Nicole Darden-Creston

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Nicole came to central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from national elections to local arts, from extraordinary hurricanes ... Read Full Bio »