Research Network on Adolescent Development & Juvenile Justice

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About this Research Network

Funded from 1997 to the present.

Seeking to expand the base of knowledge about juvenile crime and delinquency; to disseminate that knowledge to professionals and the public; to improve decision making in the current system; and to prepare the way for the next generation of reform in juvenile justice policy and practice. Read More

Research

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Juvenile Justice Progress in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled the state’s mandatory lifetime sex offender registration requirement for juveniles to be unconstitutional. Read More 

Report: Rehabilitation Versus Incarceration of Juvenile Offenders: Public Preferences in Four States

A new survey carried out by Alexa Piquero and Laurence Steinberg, both of whom served on MacArthur’s Research Network on Adolescent Development and Juvenile Justice, shows that taxpayers are more willing to pay for rehabilitative ... Read More 

ENewsletter: Juvenile Justice Reform

Early this month the Supreme Court, in deciding Roper v. Simmons, put an end the to use of the death penalty for people who were under the age of 18 at the time of their crimes ... Read More 

Reducing the Threat of WMDs

The MacArthur Foundation is pleased to introduce this monthly electronic newsletter. Foundations are fortunate to have access to vast networks of information and thanks to new technologies, we can do a much better job of making ... Read More 

Videos


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Joseph Cocozza on Juvenile Justice

Joseph Cocozza, The National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice, on improving mental health services for youthful offenders. Watch Video

Contact Information

Network Chair

Laurence Steinberg, Ph.D.
Director
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

For additional information, contact Marnia Davis.