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Improving Approaches to Serving Young Adults in the Justice System (2016)

The key theme that emerged from JPI’s convening of stakeholders to discuss better ways of working with young adults, is that if a more effective and targeted approach to this population can be developed, it would help reduce the use of incarceration for the 400,000-plus 18 to 24-year-olds estimat

Community-Based Responses to Justice-Involved Young Adults (2015)

In this paper, [the authors] propose a different kind of criminal justice for young men and women.

Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Young Adults in the Juvenile and Adult Criminal Justice Systems (2015)

This brief, from the CSG Justice Center, is designed to help state and local officials better support young adults in the justice system.

Factors Related to Recidivism for Youthful Offenders (2013)

Little is known about youth who were previously placed in a detention facility and what factors predict a subsequent recidivism to placement.

Untangling the Web: Juvenile Justice in Indian Country (2016)

This Article provides a thorough description and diagnosis of the reasons that the Indian country juvenile justice system continues to fail Native youth, one that has been missing from the legal and policy literature.

New Mexico Juvenile Justice Tribal Notification Policy Research Project: Final Report (2015)

The tribal notification provision for Native youth entering the state juvenile justice system, unique to the State of New Mexico, has been identified as a method to address the disproportionate number and disparate treatment of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN or Native) youth in the juve

Principles of Effective Juvenile Justice Policy (2017)

The issues addressed by the work group reflect the important role of state legislatures in enacting policies that avoid unnecessary involvement of youth in the justice system and support evidence-based interventions that reduce recidivism and protect public safety.

California Won’t Jail Children for Being Poor. Will Other States Follow? (2017)

Bala, Nila

Newsweek, U.S. Edition 12/30/17 at 6:00 AM

Effectiveness of Restorative Justice Principles in Juvenile Justice: A Meta-Analysis (2017)

The objective of this study was to systematically review and statistically synthesize all available research that, at a minimum, compared participants in a restorative justice program to participants processed in a more traditional way using meta-analytic methods.

Effectively Implementing Evidence Based Programs and Services for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System [Webinar] (2017)

This webinar highlights strategies, tools, examples, and best-practice models from across the country that juvenile justice agency managers, staff, and other practitioners may consider in adopting to effectively implement evidence-based programs and services and promote positive outcomes for yout


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