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Over-Incarceration in America: National and Local Perspectives

Hear from Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm, MacArthur President Julia Stasch, and others at this free Chicago event. Read More

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MacArthur's Jonathan Fanton Calls for Comprehensive Juvenile Justice Reform

In a letter to the New York Times editors, MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton argues that such reform must include the nation's mental health, child welfare, and education systems. Read More
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Kofi Annan Receives the MacArthur International Justice Award

On March 20, 2008, Kofi Annan received the MacArthur International Justice Award. Remarks from Jonathan Fanton, Robert Denham, Ban Ki-Moon, Kofi A.Annan and Drew Saunders Days.

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Changing Course: A Review of the First Two Years of Drug Transfer Reform in Illinois

Prepared for the Illinois Juvenile Justice Initiative by Elizabeth Kooy. The preparation of this document was supported by John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. View the Models for Change website Read More

Keeping Youth Out of Adult Courts Better for Children, Safer for Communities, According to Study

The 2005 repeal of a state law that once forced children accused of drug offenses into adult criminal courts has not compromised public safety and, instead, has provided hundreds of Illinois youth a greater opportunity to ... Read More
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Building Justice

A short film about the international justice system by Skylight Pictures.

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Court Holds Russian Government Responsible for Deaths

The European Court of Human Rights recently held the Russian government responsible for the presumed death of two brothers who were taken from their home in 2003. Read More

Award Ceremony for the 2008 winners of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

The MacArthur Foundation invites you to attend panel discussions and the award ceremony featuring the 2008 winners of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. Read More
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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
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Mark Soler on Juvenile Justice

Mark Soler, Center for Children's Law & Policy, on reducing disproportionate minority contact (DMC) in the juvenile justice system.

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Alex Piquero on Juvenile Justice

Alex Piquero, University of Florida, on research about the public's willingness to pay for the rehabilitation of youthful offenders.

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