Juvenile Justice: Addressing the Collateral Consequences of Convictions for Young Offenders
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Sep. 21, 2011
ANNOTATION: “This article explores areas in need of attention and reform so that young people who have been adjudicated delinquent or convicted of a crime are not punished subsequently by other systems they encounter” (p. 20). Topics covered include: an overview of the juvenile offender population; original intent of the juvenile justice system; collateral consequences of a conviction or delinquency adjudication—zero tolerance and other school push-out policies, challenges to re-enrollment, barriers to employment, eviction and homelessness, and placement on a national or state sex offender registry; and conclusion.