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Enrolling disadvantaged teens in pro-social activities may greatly decrease violent crime arrests and increase graduation rates, according to a new study by the ...
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The nation has come along way in juvenile justice reform.  John Jay College in New York recently released a new report that details the various juvenile justice ...
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The Comprehensive Strategy Group released a detailed report on the juvenile justice system in Delaware. Entitled “The Little Engine that Could,” the ...
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Campaign for youth President Liz Ryan explains why last month's PREA ruling is good news for the juvenile justice system.
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A young woman in South Los Angeles is trading her violent past for a video camera in order to break the cycle of violence in her neighborhood.
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The Justice Department released a landmark ruling on Thursday to help protect juvenile offenders from falling victim to sexual abuse in adult prisons.
In Colorado, prosecutors have had full power to try juvenile offenders in adult courts. Now the state is restricting that power.
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An innovative financing tool may hold the key to funding effective juvenile justice programs during tough financial times.  
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On March 26, 2012, Harvard Law School’s Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, with Juvenile Law Center and the Milbank Foundation, sponsored a colloquium on ...
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Shay Bilchik (founder and Director of the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University's Public Policy Institute) gave a talk at Portland ...
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In a juvenile detention center there is dedicated teacher who refuses to let students fail. He knows their hardships. He knows how to help them succeed. He’s ...
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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 ...