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Juvenile Justice Reform Takes Root Across States

Every state has implemented developmentally-appropriate juvenile justice reform over the last 15 years, according to a report supported by the MacArthur Foundation’s Models for Change initiative. Read More
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Assessing Justice Reform Progress in Mexico

This report provides a deep analysis of the current process of judicial reform in Mexico, the impacts of reform on the federal and state level, and past, present, and future challenges to implementation efforts. Read More
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Juvenile Justice Reform Trends Across the U.S.

In recent years, U.S. juvenile justice legislation has significantly shifted in favor of broad system reforms that reflect the latest adolescent development research distinguishing juveniles from adults. Read More

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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