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Youth Perspective on Being Tried as Adults

A report from the John Howard Association of Illinois explores how young people who have been tried, convicted and imprisoned as adults understand and perceive the process, and makes a number of recommendations for improving it.
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Texas Juvenile Justice Reform Laws Successful

New data from the Texas Office of Court Administration reveals that two state laws passed in 2013 have fueled an 83 percent decline in the number of schoolchildren prosecuted in adult court for minor infractions.

"Judges on the Campaign Trail"

The New York Times
Related Grantee: Justice at Stake
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"Longtime Native Voice for Women’s Rights, Deer, Speechless With Recent Honor"

Indian Country Today Media Network
Sarah Deer, 2014 MacArthur Fellow
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U.S. Dept. of Justice, MacArthur Renew Juvenile Justice Reform Partnership

First established in 2011, the renewed partnership will provide $2 million to advance juvenile justice reform.
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Improving Outcomes for Youth Involved with the Justice System

Reports from the Council of State Governments Justice Center offer state and local governments recommendations to improve outcomes for youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system.
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"Atlanta Lawyer Jonathan Rapping Wins MacArthur ‘Genius Grant'"

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Jonathan Rapping, 2014 MacArthur Fellow