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Boot camp cites

1. "Developments in the Law: Alternatives to Incarceration", Richard A. Posner; Harvard Law Review, Vol. 111, 1998 page 1907

2."The At-Risk-Youth Industry: Private Companies That Run Prisons and Treatment Centers for Juveniles Have Turned out Not to Be Very Good at Making Money or Rehabilitating Kids", Eyal Press, Jennifer Washburn; The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 290, December 2002

3. Boot Camp Has Offenders Under Its Heel; N.Va. Studies `Shock Incarceration' Used in South Carolina Prison The Washington Post June 25, 1989 Author: Dana Priest

4. "Marketing of boot camps under congressional scrutiny" AP Online, April 24, 2008

5. "Examining the Effectiveness of Boot Camps: A Randomized Experiment with a Long-Term Follow Up", Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency Volume:42 Issue:3 August 2005 Pages:309 to 332 Jean Bottcher ; Michael E. Ezell

6."Youth Aggression and Violence: A Psychological Approach" Thomas G. Moeller, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2001 page 313).

7. "They Died with Their Boots On: The Boot Camp and the Limits of Modern Penality" Jonathan Simon; Social Justice, Vol. 22, 1995

8.Boot camp is popular in concept, but short on effectiveness.(Knight Ridder Newspapers), Knight Ridder/Tribune News Service, March 27, 2001 : Milligan, Jessie

9. Program studies why prisoners repeat the past. From: Pantagraph (Bloomington, IL) Date: August 26, 2007

10. Developments in the Law: Alternatives to Incarceration Richard A. Posner; Harvard Law Review, Vol. 111, 1998 Page 1909

11. Getting Smart about Getting Tough: Juvenile Justice and the Possibility of Progressive Reform Jennifer M. O'Connor, Lucinda Kinau Treat; American Criminal Law Review, Vol. 33, 1996

12. Boot camps proven to fail, clinical psychologists say Mon, 02 Mar 2009 News NZ - Auckland,New Zealand

13. Scared Crooked.(questioning effectiveness of Scared Straight program)(Brief Article)(Editorial) Sojourners September 1, 2001 Bellinger, Larry

14. Tainted Love Stanford Social Innovation Review July 1, 2006 Szalavitz, Maia

15. A National Study Comparing the Environments of Boot Camps With Traditional Facilities for Juvenile Offenders Doris Layton MacKenzie, Angela R. Gover, Gaylene Styve Armstrong, and Ojmarrh Mitchell, August 2001, National Institute of Justice Research in Brief

16. When therapy causes harm Volume 21 - Part 1 - (January 2008) Dr Christian Jarrett the psychologist

17. Corrupt judges paid to detain youths in private jails" AFP 2-16-2009

18."Vision for Youth had multiple problems, managed teen felons" By Emanuel Cavallaro February 15, 2009 Springfield News Sun - Springfield,OH,USA

19. When 'Tough Love' Is Too Tough - New York Times The New York Times October 16, 2007

20. "Children in the American Gulag" Joan Braune, Reclaiming Children and Youth, Vol. 10, 2001

21. "The Trouble with Troubled Teen Programs How the 'boot camp' industry tortures and kills kids,", Reason, January 1, 2007

22. "Federal probe lingers in Florida boot camp death AP Online October 13, 2008 MELISSA NELSON

23. wjhg news Boot Camp Nurse Criticized - Gives Up State License" PM Nov 5, 2008

24. Judges reject bid for boot camp contract: Shortfall, controversies drive decision, The Arlington Morning News, Bob Schober / Staff Writer of the Arlington Morning News; 02-22-2001

25. Verdict millions in boot camp death,A jury finds a Sarasota operator of a Texas camp and a nurse at fault in a youth's death. He was ill for days before being taken to a hospital. St. Petersburg Times

26. "When "Tough Love" Kills(Murder at Boot camp for teenage offenders)" The Progressive, October 1, 2000 Parenti, Christian

27. "Mom sues over son's '07 death in wilderness program" 01/22/2009 Jason Bergreen The Salt Lake Tribune

28. "Civil suit filed in camp death " January 22, 2009 Montrose Daily Press - Montrose,CO,USA

29. "Five Juvenile Justice Officials Lose Jobs over Boot-Camp Scandal"Margie Hyslop; The Washington Times, December 16, 1999

30. "Abuse Found at Md. 'Boot Camps'",AP Online, December 16, 1999 SETH HETTENA, Associated Press Writer

31. "Reports of violence force reconsideration of boot camps", The Topeka Capital-Journal, December 27, 1999, SETH HETTENA AP

32Inquiry ordered as boy, 14, dies at US boot camp The harsh discipline at privately-run 'wilderness therapy' centres can take young offenders beyond the limits of their endurance, reports James Langton in New York The Sunday Telegraph London July 8, 2001 James Langton

33. Md. to Settle Boot Camp Lawsuit; State to Pay $4.6 Million for Alleged Assaults by Guards The Washington Post March 30, 2002