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Welcome Remarks by MacArthur President Julia Stasch at Safety and Justice Challenge Network

Stasch provides an overview of the Foundation's commitment to criminal justice reform for the participating members of the Safety and Justice Challenge Network. Read More
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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. Read More

"A Letter to Pope Francis"

Marshall Project
Related Grantee: Marshall Project
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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