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Report Finds No Benefit to Sending Juvenile Offenders to Expensive Institutional Placements

As many states face budget shortfalls, a new report on youth convicted of serious offenses finds that stays in expensive institutional placements produced no measurable results. Read More

Research Network Findings on Juveniles Cited in Supreme Court Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court heard two cases from Florida that ask whether sentencing juveniles to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole violates the Constitution’s prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment. Read More

The Limits of Juvenile Sentencing

The Philadelphia Inquirer
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The Young & the Reckless

The Supreme Court should ban life sentences for juvenile offenders, according to Laurence Steinberg, Director of the MacArthur Research Network on Adolescent Development & Juvenile Justice, and network member Elizabeth Scott. Read More

The Young and the Reckless

The New York Times
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Schools Target Child Welfare

The Advocate (Baton Rouge)
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Resource Day Targets At-Risk Youth

Bucks County Courier Times
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Roe to join task force

Ogle County News
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