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MacArthur Lauds Juvenile Justice Reformers
12/16/2014, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
By Gary Gately
WASHINGTON — George W. Timberlake retired from the Illinois bench in 2006 — but certainly not from juvenile justice work. Since 2004, Timberlake has devoted countless hours to five…
Why the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Reauthorization Act Matters to Cities
12/16/2014, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
By Laura Furr
Last week, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, introduced the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2014. The Juvenile Justice and…
9th Models for Change National Working Conference Marks Legacy Phase of John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Involvement in Juvenile Justice Reform
12/16/2014, Coalition for Juvenile Justice
By Marie N. Williams, J.D.
The Coalition for Juvenile Justice was honored to once again co-host the Annual Models for Change National Working Conference with the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, especially during…
Judge Timberlake Honored as Champion for Change
12/15/2014, Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission
By Press Release
Judge George W. Timberlake, Chair of the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission, Honored as Champion for Change Timberlake’s Leadership Recognized at National Conference of MacArthur-supported…
Cook County Board President Preckwinkle taking lead in juvenile justice reform
12/13/2014, Chicago Sun-Times
By Mark Brown
Probably the most significant way that Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle continues to distinguish herself from her political brethren is by challenging the get tough law-and-order…

Press releases

Judge Timberlake Honored as Champion for Change
12/15/2014, Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission
By Press Release
Judge George W. Timberlake, Chair of the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission, Honored as Champion for Change Timberlake’s Leadership Recognized at National Conference of MacArthur-supported…

Op-eds and essays

OP-ED: The Holidays Arrive Early for Juvenile Justice
12/13/2014, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
By Jill Ward and Liz Ryan
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. In fact, there are two: Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island. And they've just delivered a big holiday present early this…
OP-ED: Costs to Incarcerate Young People Tip of Iceberg
12/9/2014, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
By Amanda Petteruti and Jason Ziedenberg
Over the past decade, the vast majority of states have reduced the number of youth they incarcerate in juvenile justice system facilities: There has been a 45 percent decline in the number of youth…
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