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Youth Incarceration, Health, and Length of Stay (2017)

Gonzalez, Thalia

Fordham Urban Law Journal 45, no. 1 (2017): 45-82

Decriminalizing Childhood (2017)

Dennis, Andrea L.

Fordham Urban Law Journal 45, no. 1 (2017): 1-44

“This Article considers legislative decriminalization of juvenile misconduct, an underutilized method for juvenile justice reform” (p. 5).

Implementation of New York’s Close to Home Initiative: A New Model for Youth Justice (2018)

Szanyi, Jason, and Mark Soler

Center for Children’s Law and Policy (Washington, DC)

Implementation and Outcomes of an Innovative Front End Juvenile Justice Reform Initiative (2017)

Ehrhard-Dietzel, Susan, Michael S. Barton, and Darien A. Hickey

Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal 34, no. 3 (2017): 223-234

Reforming Juvenile Justice: A Developmental Approach (2013)

Bonnie, Richard J., Robert L. Johnson, Betty M. Chemers, and Julie A. Schuck, Editors

National Research Council Division of Behavior and Social Sciences and Education Committee on Assessing Juvenile Justice Reform and Committee on Law and Justice (Washington, DC)

Scientific Support for Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility (2017)

Compiled by the Scientist Action and Advocacy Network.

“This report summarizes psychological and neuroscientific evidence from 26 peer-reviewed studies.”

Raise the Age: A Curated Collection of Links (2018)

The Marshall Project (New York, NY)

“In these records you will find the most recent and the most authoritative articles on the topics, people and events that are shaping the criminal justice conversation.”

Raising the Bar: State Trends in Keeping Youth Out of Adult Courts (2015-2017)

Thomas, J.M.

Campaign for Youth Justice (Washington, DC)

This report looks at reforms made by states to keep children out of the adult criminal justice system.

Arming the Courts with Research: 10 Evidence-Based Sentencing Initiatives to Control Crime and Reduce Costs

The use of cost-effective evidence-based practices to reduce offender recidivism, crime rates, and costs is explained.


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