Monday, June 16, 1997

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  • Azi Kambule

    Azi Kambule is a South African teenager facing the death penalty in Mississippi. Young Azi had come to the United States with his mother, Busisiwe Chabeli, who was studying psychology at Jackson State University.

  • Juvenile Justice

    For months, the media has been filled with horror stories warning about a new brand of youth offender — the super-predator. And Congress has responded quickly to the new panic, proposing harsh new action against young offenders despite the continued decline in national crime figures.

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