Missouri Model
 n.— «The brothers say they benefited from confinement in the Missouri juvenile system, which emphasizes rehabilitation in small groups, constant therapeutic interventions and minimal force. Juvenile justice experts across the nation say that the approach, known as the Missouri Model, is one of several promising reform movements that strapped states are trying to reduce the costly confinement of youths.» —“Missouri System Treats Juvenile Offenders With Lighter Hand” by Solomon Moore in St. Louis, Missouri New York Times Mar. 26, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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