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Failed Policies, Forfeited Futures: Most States Fail to Protect Juvenile Records

Juvenile Law Center scorecard is first-ever comprehensive evaluation of state policies on confidentiality of juvenile court records. Read The New York Times editorial. 


Models for Change supports a network of government and court officials, legal advocates, educators, community leaders, and families working together to ensure that kids who make mistakes are held accountable and treated fairly throughout the juvenile justice process. We provide research-based tools and techniques to make juvenile justice more fair, effective, rational and developmentally-appropriate.

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