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Talking Point
arrowAre curfews the solution?
arrowAnn Widdecombe and Simon Hughes answer your questions
arrowLord Bassam answers your questions
Are curfews an effective way of keeping youngsters out of trouble?
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On the spot fines for rowdy behaviour are likely to be effective
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arrowCenter on Juvenile and Criminal Justice
arrowAn Analysis of Curfew Enforcement and Juvenile Crime in California Fighting Youth Curfews (US)

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  "In many jurisdictions serious juvenile crime increased at the very time officials were toting the crime reduction effects of strict curfew enforcement."
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US Justice Policy Institute

Deborah Clarke
Deborah Clarke says Liberty is planning to challenge curfews in the courts

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  "Curfews like this are almost impossible to police"
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Chris Stanley, Nacro

Chris Stanley says curfews are “unfair”

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  "Children have a right to be on the streets"
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Deborah Clarke, Liberty

Yob culture: Calling time on the lads?
Peter Gould's report

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