WASHINGTON — Most states continue to house youth in adult prisons, putting them at risk for physical and sexual abuse, says a new Report.


Juvenile incarceration, criminal justice reform, civil disobedience
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Most States Still House Some Youth in Adult Prisons, Report Says

WASHINGTON — Most states continue to house youth in adult prisons, putting them at risk for physical and sexual abuse, says a new report.

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Georgia’s Gov. Nathan Deal: ‘The Ultimate Criminal Justice Reform’

It’s been 2½ years since Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a landmark overhaul of Georgia’s juvenile justice system into law. The measure has resulted in a sharp drop in commitments to the state’s youth correctional system and is expected to save tens of millions of dollars by replacing incarceration with community supervision.

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March Until ‘Shoot First, Ask Questions Later’ by Police Stops

The topic of alternatives in police practice usually stops at diversion. We need more — alternatives to excessive force, to deadly force.

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States Need to Try New Ideas With Young Adults in Justice System: Report
States must begin piecing together a strategy to reduce recidivism and improve other outcomes for young adults using a few broad approaches, says a new report from the Justice Center at the Council of State Governments.

Juvenile Justice In Global Perspective
Within the world of juvenile justice, law enforcement and corrections officials are re-examining theories and punishments associated with juveniles. This book is a valuable resource for academic courses designed to compare and contrast juvenile justice systems and gain an appreciation of how different cultures approach juvenile justice.

Discover the latest resources added to the Juvenile Justice Resource Hub

Our Newly-Added Resources page highlights the latest research being added to the Juvenile Justice Resource Hub.

>> All the info HERE

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Most States Still House Some Youth in Adult Prisons, Report Says

WASHINGTON — Most states continue to house youth in adult prisons, putting them at risk for physical and sexual abuse, says a new Report.

>> Read Full Story

Georgia’s Gov. Nathan Deal: ‘The Ultimate Criminal Justice Reform’

It’s been 2½ years since Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a landmark overhaul of Georgia’s juvenile justice system into law. The measure has resulted in a sharp drop in commitments to the state’s youth correctional system and is expected to save tens of millions of dollars by replacing incarceration with community supervision.

>> Read Full Story

March Until ‘Shoot First, Ask Questions Later’ by Police Stops

The topic of alternatives in police practice usually stops at diversion. We need more — alternatives to excessive force, to deadly force.

>> Read Full Story

MORE HEADLINES: 

States Need to Try New Ideas With Young Adults in Justice System: Report
States must begin piecing together a strategy to reduce recidivism and improve other outcomes for young adults using a few broad approaches, says a new report from the Justice Center at the Council of State Governments.

Juvenile Justice In Global Perspective
Within the world of juvenile justice, law enforcement and corrections officials are re-examining theories and punishments associated with juveniles. This book is a valuable resource for academic courses designed to compare and contrast juvenile justice systems and gain an appreciation of how different cultures approach juvenile justice.

Discover the latest resources added to the Juvenile Justice Resource Hub

Our Newly-Added Resources page highlights the latest research being added to the Juvenile Justice Resource Hub.
 

>> All the info HERE

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