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Creating a Developmentally-Appropriate Juvenile Justice System

A report from MacArthur’s Models for Change: Systems Reform in Juvenile Justice initiative reviews progress made toward reforming the juvenile justice system to be more responsive to adolescent development, and recommends further change to continue ...
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SAMHSA, MacArthur Launch Program to Improve Response to Youth with Behavioral Needs

Up to four states will be selected to participate in this opportunity to improve policies and practices for these youth – an opportunity proven very successful for the 12 previous Policy Academy participants.

"The Teenage Brain of the Boston Bomber"

The Marshall Project
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Juvenile Justice Progress in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled the state’s mandatory lifetime sex offender registration requirement for juveniles to be unconstitutional.

"Kids and Jails, a Bad Combination"

The New York Times
Related Grantee: Vera Institute of Justice
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Assessing the Cost of Youth Incarceration

Thirty-three U.S. states and jurisdictions spend $100,000 or more annually to incarcerate a young person, and continue to generate outcomes that result in even greater costs, according to a new report.

"What Youth Incarceration Costs Taxpayers"

U.S. News & World Report
Related Grantee: Justice Policy Institute

"The New Science of Adolescence"

WBUR-Boston

"Second Chances for Teen Offenders"

The New York Times
Related Grantee: Juvenile Law Center

"Lethal Mix: Lawyers' Mistakes, Unforgiving Law"

The Washington Post

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 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