Juvenile Justice

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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.

"Uncertainty Awaits on the Outside"

The Dallas Morning News

"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.
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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.

"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.

"Texas Law Decriminalizes School Truancy"

The New York Times

Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Laurie R. Garduque

Laurie R. Garduque

Director, Criminal Justice
Portrait of Patrick Griffin

Patrick Griffin

Senior Program Officer, Criminal Justice
Portrait of Soledad McGrath

Soledad McGrath

Program Officer, Criminal Justice
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