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October 4, 2012 More About Girls
A new report reviews the structural gender bias of U.S. juvenile justice systems.
Childhood exposure to violence - conventional crime, child maltreatment, sexual victimization, and community family and school violence - is pervasive in the U.S.
In juvenile justice circles, things are seen to be improving: Youth prisons are closing. Mental health screenings are becoming standard. Right-to-counsel for young ...
Community Coalition's infographic on the pipeline to prison is stirring up conversation about how we frame the dynamics that lead to high incarceration rates in ...
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Goldman Sachs is investing almost $10 million in a government program to reduce recidivism rates among adolescent men.
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The Supreme Court ruled that mandatory life without parole for juveniles convicted of murder is unconstitutional. But the court left little guidance for states on ...
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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 ...
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.
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.
An innovative financing tool may hold the key to funding effective juvenile justice programs during tough financial times.