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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

"Juvenile Law Center Looks Back on 40 Years of Achievement"

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
Related Grantee: Juvenile Law Center
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"The New Science of Sentencing"

The Marshall Project
Related Grantee: Marshall Project
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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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Community, Family Support Critical in Girls’ Education

This report finds that poor academic performance is linked to teacher absenteeism, requirements that girls work in the home, and low aspirations and expectations for girls’ education among the girls and their families. Read More