National State Ratings Map

The HRFK National State Ratings Report examines 12 categories of law that are vital to establishing a basic legal framework to protect the human rights of kids in the criminal justice system. This national map highlights the tiered rating of each state with Tier One being the best and Tier Four being the worst. Additionally, we’ve designated the three states with the highest scores as the Best Human Rights Protectors, as contrasted with the six states with the lowest scores that are designated Worst Human Rights Offenders.

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