Justice for the Child: The Beginning of the Juvenile Court in Chicago
This article describes how, to save young boys from being locked up with “murderers, anarchists, and hardened criminals,” a group of Chicago politicians, lawyers, and activists pooled their efforts to create the nation’s first juvenile court.
27 Chi. Hist. 4 (1999).
Tanenhaus, David S., "Justice for the Child: The Beginning of the Juvenile Court in Chicago" (1999). Scholarly Works. Paper 594.