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Campaign strategies Liz Ryan explains the three reasons why new regulations are needed for the Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Act.
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We know from the data that racial and ethnic disparities remain a problem throughout the juvenile justice system. Why do these disparities persist and what can we ...
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Anna Wong at the W. Haywood Burns Institute explains how the JJDPA bill is improving racial disparities within incarceration rates.
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Josh Rovner explains the startling disparities between how frequently black and white teenagers encounter the juvenile justice system.
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For National Crime Victim's Right Week, Benjamin Chambers at the National Juvenile Justice Network talks about the pervasiveness of racial disparities in both the ...
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Journalist Dick Mendel takes a close look at the over-representation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system and some good news on the horizon when it comes ...
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Journalist Dick Mendel takes a close look at the over-representation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system and some good news on the horizon when it comes ...
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Each year, hundreds of young people are locked up for actions that would not be criminal if they were adults, like breaking curfew or smoking. A new set of National ...
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With the JJDPA undergoing reauthorization, new approaches have been suggested in order to insure that all youth, including girls and young women, get the help they ...
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The JJDPA is introducing a new bill to legislation that would prohibit courts from placing youth in locked detention for status offenses.    
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A chief juvenile court judge explores how the JJDPA can ensure youth get services to continue their education, not time behind bars.
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The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges shows their support for reauthorizing the JJDPA.
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The JJDPA is the single most important piece of federal legislation affecting youth in juvenile justice systems across the country.
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The webinar addressed the benefits, steps to engage, and challenges of including young people in juvenile justice reform efforts with the help of two knowledgeable ...
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The JJDPA has been a valuable tool to help begin to dismantle the pipeline to prison and punishment and instead create a pathway to appropriate services and treatment ...
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We've come a long way since the "superpredator" stereotype. More states are using brain science to guide rehabilitation, supported by the JJDPA. Micah ...
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Hangout with Richard Ross and his powerful images of juvenile justice as he discusses photojournalists' imperative to not only document social injustice but to move ...