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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

"A Court for Juveniles in N.Y."

The New York Times
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"End of Mandatory Life Sentences"

The New York Times
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"OP-ED: Celebrating the ‘My Kid Test’ and Patience in Chicago"

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
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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

"Getting Adults on Board for Alternatives to Locking Up Kids"

The Center for Public Integrity Read More
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MacArthur Expands Investment in Juvenile Justice Reform to $165 Million, Launches Resource Centers to Advance Reform and Improve Outcomes for Youth

Building on its nearly 20-year, $150 million investment in supporting juvenile justice reform, MacArthur announced an additional commitment of $15 million to the field, in part to establish the new Models for Change Resource Center Partnership. Read More
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Attention to Justice Reform in Mexico Grows

Reforms to Mexican justice system, including efforts by a MacArthur grantee, were the focus of a two-part series by the national television agency Televisa. Read More