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"Echoes of the Superpredator"

The New York Times
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The Unique Role of the Juvenile Defender

A white paper by the National Juvenile Defender Center asserts that while juvenile defenders are a critical protection against injustice, they face a unique set of challenges when working to engage a young client in the ... Read More
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Placing Juveniles on Sex Offender Registries is Counterproductive

Requiring juveniles to register as sex offenders can hinder rehabilitation efforts and have significant, long-term negative consequences for young perpetrators who are statistically unlikely to re-offend, according to a report released by the Illinois Juvenile Justice ... Read More

"Too Many Kids Are Doing Time for What’s Not a Crime"

The Galveston County Daily News
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Assessing the Over-Incarceration of “Status Offenders”

Minor juvenile misbehaviors, such as truancy and curfew violations, may lead to a youth being placed in a secure facility, surrounded by more serious offenders, and kept from their schoolwork, according to a MacArthur-supported report from ... Read More

Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Patrick Griffin

Patrick Griffin

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Soledad McGrath

Soledad McGrath

Program Officer
Portrait of Mary McClanahan Thiel

Mary McClanahan Thiel

Team Coordinator
Portrait of Gabriela Suarez

Gabriela Suarez

Senior Grants Manager
Portrait of Meredith Klein

Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Media Contact

Portrait of Meredith Klein

Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Program Officer