Presently, advocates for length of stay reform rely on two primary arguments: recidivism and costs of confinement.
This Article considers legislative decriminalization of juvenile misconduct, an underutilized method for juvenile justice reform (p. 5).
In five years, the Close to Home Initiative has transformed the experience of youth who come into contact with the justice system in New York City.
The current study describes the successes and challenges experienced during the implementation of the Juvenile Justice Mobile Response Team (JJMRT) initiative in Albany, New York.
Recent research on adolescent development has underscored important behavioral differences between adults and adolescents with direct bearing on the design and operation of the justice system, raising doubts about the core assumptions driving the criminalization of juvenile justice policy in the
This report summarizes psychological and neuroscientific evidence from 26 peer-reviewed studies.
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.
This report looks at reforms made by states to keep children out of the adult criminal justice system.
This report will explore the process states took to raise their age of juvenile jurisdiction, and show how acts of legislation were part of a process to make the juvenile justice system more effective, fairer, and focused on keeping youth safe as they transition to adulthood (p. 14).
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.