Juvenile Justice

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1/27
The Huffington Post
It's been a great time for juvenile justice with...
1/26
Act 4 Juvenile Justice
The top ten reasons Congress should act to...
1/1
Act 4 Juvenile Justice
As we celebrate 41 years of the JJDPA, which is...
12/18
If you care about fairer, more effective juvenile...
12/9
Community Works West
Restorative justice program manager, Yejide Ankobia,...

from the field

1/25
The Washington Post
The Supreme Court ruled that Miller v. Alabama...
1/18
Campaign for Youth Justice
On January 13th, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo...
12/24
Raise the Age NY
New York Remains One of Two States to Automatically...
12/23
New York State
Governor Cuomo issued an Executive Order ...
12/15
Houston Chronicle
Since reform efforts began in 2007, the average daily...

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4/22
Act 4 Juvenile Justice
Enacted in 1974, the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency...
4/16
Families and Friends Organizing for Reform of Juvenile Justice (FORJ-MO)
Missouri is currently one of only seven states that...
6/19
Citizens' Committee for Children
Governor Cuomo has already spearheaded numerous...
5/1
The Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth
Add your voice to tell the world that you believe in...

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