As a result of the promulgation of the Estatuto da Criança e do Adolescente - ECA, in 1990, all the juveniles that inflicted the law would be subjected to the equal rights as adults, and prosecuted by a specific courts and also the sanctions changed to educational measures. As a result, of the new measures adopted by the legislation, the Ministério Público ordered the deactivation of the FEBEM - Fundação Estadual do Bem Estar do Menor, units in the State of Sao Paulo. In 1999, the state began the initiation of the restoration, improvements and decentralization of the institution, following a new name was adopted: Centro de Atendimento Socioeducativo ao Adolescente - Fundação Casa, companied by new and improved structures and a new proposal related to their concept of administration and service. In January 18 of 2012, the law 12.594/2012 was promulgated; this law was established the Sistema Nacional de Atendimento Socioeducativo - SINASE - and brought many changes related to the juridical educational measures. Even though with legislation of the ECA and of SINASE, that indicates the confinement should be restrict to the last option, the judicial educational institutions directed for juveniles were consolidated in the state of Sao Paulo. Currently, the state operates with 112 correctional units with freedom restraint. According to this context the current proposal intends to analyze the juridical measures of Liberdade Assistida - LA - which have being applied mainly in cases of progression from freedom restraint, the effects of the Fundação Casa, of the LA and of the public policies directed to the juveniles that was submitted to the system, according to the juveniles self-perceptions and based on their everyday experiences.
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