News in “Juvenile Justice”

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Juvenile Justice Reform Trends Across the U.S.

In recent years, U.S. juvenile justice legislation has significantly shifted in favor of broad system reforms that reflect the latest adolescent development research distinguishing juveniles from adults. Read More
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The Transformation of Juvenile Sentencing

A report reviews the broad implications of Miller v. Alabama, in which the Supreme Court held that mandatory sentences of life without parole are unconstitutional for juvenile offenders. Read More

"Uncertainty Awaits on the Outside"

The Dallas Morning News
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"The Terrible Teens"

The New Yorker
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Momentum Builds to Stop Juvenile Shackling

Twenty-one states – five this year alone – have reformed their approach to shackling juveniles in court through statute, court action, or policy changes. Read More
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Juvenile Justice Progress in Illinois

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law legislation to end automatic transfers to adult court for youth charged with certain serious crimes, ensuring their cases will be heard before a juvenile court judge. Read More

"Juvenile Law Center Looks Back on 40 Years of Achievement"

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
Related Grantee: Juvenile Law Center
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"The New Science of Sentencing"

The Marshall Project
Related Grantee: Marshall Project
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Alternatives to Arrest for Young People

An issue brief from the National League of Cities provides examples of how law enforcement agencies can divert youth accused of minor offenses from arrest when appropriate. Read More

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Valerie Chang

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Patrick Griffin

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Soledad McGrath

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Mary McClanahan Thiel

Team Coordinator

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Meredith Klein

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Maurice Samuels

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