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March 14, 2012
New York Courts Revisit Juvenile Justice
For the past five decades, New York State has treated 16- and 17-year-old offenders as adult criminals. An experiment begun this year seeks to change the rules, amid ...
March 12, 2012
Inside the Juvenile Justice System
You have no doubt gotten a glimpse at the criminal justice system through the news and the plethora of crime shows on television. But, when the person accused of ...
March 9, 2012
Bryan Stevenson at TED2012 on Injustice, Juvenile Justice System, Need for Reform
"How can a judge turn a child into an adult?" That's a question lawyer Bryan Stevenson has spent years asking. Stevenson is the founder and executive director of the ...
March 6, 2012
Reconnections: Youth in the President's Budget
Kisha Bird of CLASP explores the key investments for youth present in the President's FY2013 budget proposal.
March 2, 2012
Groundbreaking Settlement in SPLC Case Protects Incarcerated Children from Abuse
Children and teens incarcerated in Mississippi will no longer be housed in a privately run prison or subjected to brutal solitary confinement under the terms of a ...
February 27, 2012
A Look at Youth-Related Spending in Obama's 2013 Budget
President Barack Obama unveiled his 2013 budget proposal last week, which calls for $3.8 trillion in spending and projects a $901 billion deficit for the year. ...
February 20, 2012
Fixing the Time in Youth Crime: Long, Harsh Sentences Not Seen as Way to Rehabilitate
For Utah's youngest criminals, prison smells like potpourri. Life is simple. Home is a 7-by-10 foot room with a bed, desk and bookshelves that look like they were ...
February 17, 2012
The Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative: What Is It, How Does It Work? (Video)
Bart Lubow visited Oregon last week and sat down with Reclaiming Futures to discuss the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Judicial Detention Alternative Initiative (JDAI).
February 13, 2012
Juvenile Justice in the President's FY13 Budget Proposal
Act 4 Juvenile Justice looks at the items regarding juvenile justice in President Obama's 2013 federal buget proposal.
February 2, 2012
'Ending Homelessness is a Team Sport'
For homeless youth, playing soccer with Street Soccer USA is the equivalent of a corner kick: A new start after the ball has gone out of bounds. Street Soccer ...
January 24, 2012
Youth Rising: Writing Your Way out of Juvenile Detention
How a magazine written by and for incarcerated young people helped one 20-year-old not just survive, but find a foothold in the job market.
January 17, 2012
For Juvenile Sex Offenders, Intensive Program Offers Chance to Change
With some 15,000 children and teens arrested for sex offenses each year, communities clearly have a stake in effective treatment for young offenders. Fortunately, ...
December 21, 2011
Audio: A Discussion with Mississippi Parent Mike McIntosh
On this radio show,
Juvenile Justice Matters
Blog Talk Radio sits down with Mississippi parent Mike McIntosh, who will share stories of his incarcerated son.
December 14, 2011
Youth Detention Facilities Are Providing Inadequate Health Care
Youth in the juvenile justice system are at high-risk for physical, mental and developmental health issues.
December 8, 2011
Juvenile-In-Justice: Photographs, Quotes, and Stories
Photographer Richard Ross documents the lives of juveniles in the justice system through photographs, quotes, and journalism. Click the link below to explore ...
December 1, 2011
The De-Incarceration of California’s Juvenile Justice System
California leads the way to a more effective, safer and humane juvenile justice system
November 17, 2011
"Young Kids, Hard Times" Screening and Action Steps for Juvenile Justice
Take a look into the unseen world of young children serving decades behind bars in America's adult prison system. On
November 20th at 10 pm EST
October 31, 2011
Juvenile Incarceration: The Need for Reform
A girl's testimony about two very different experiences at two very different juvenile justice centers calls for reform in New York State's system.
October 29, 2011
Using Connectedness to Curb Youth Violence
After examining the data from an exhaustive national study on youth violence, Michael D. Resnick has concluded that the answer to reducing the likelihood of violence ...
October 25, 2011
Act 4 Juvenile Justice Responds to Sen. Grassley's Proposed Amendment
RECOMMENDATIONS ON AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 2112
Submitted by the Act-4-JJ Campaign of the
National Coalition for Juvenile ...
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