Lucy Nalpathanchil http://wncw.org en When States Can't Control Violent Youth, Is Prison The Answer? http://wncw.org/post/when-states-cant-control-violent-youth-prison-answer More than 4,000 children are in the custody of Connecticut's Department of Children and Families. But it's one girl, known as Jane Doe, who has galvanized advocates for juvenile justice reform and LGBT youth.<strong> </strong><p>Last month, a Connecticut judge approved a rare request from the state's child welfare agency: to move the 16-year-old transgender girl to an adult women's prison. She has not been charged with any crimes, but the state says she's too violent for a juvenile facility. Thu, 15 May 2014 21:01:00 +0000 Lucy Nalpathanchil 35036 at http://wncw.org When States Can't Control Violent Youth, Is Prison The Answer?