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Nearly Half of U.S. States Enact Juvenile Justice Reforms

The report highlights reforms in 23 states that include limiting states’ authority to house young people in adult jails and prisons. Read More
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Assessing Attitudes of Law Enforcement on Juvenile Justice

A survey of nearly 1,000 law enforcement leaders reveals a large gap between the role the law enforcement community believes it should have in the juvenile justice system and the role it actually plays. Read More
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Juvenile Justice Reform In Massachusetts, Washington

Massachusetts passed a bill to raise the age at which youth are tried as juveniles from 16 to 17. Read More
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Can Neuroscience Aid our Criminal Justice System?

Owen Jones, chair of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience and an expert on behavioral biology and its effect on the criminal justice system, discusses potential role of neuroscience in aiding the criminal ... Read More