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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

"The Bail Trap

The New York Times Magazine
Related Grantee: Pretrial Justice Institute
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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
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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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Incarceration and Mental Health

A report by Policy Research Associates examines factors contributing to the incarceration of people with serious mental illness and approaches to reform. Read More