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Closer to Home: An Analysis of the State and Local Impact of the Texas Juvenile Justice Reforms

Published Jan 8, 2015, Council of State Governments Justice Center, Public Policy Research Institute

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The report provides the first comprehensive statewide study on the impact of reforms enacted in Texas since 2007 and provides insight into what is happening to kids amid a trend the majority of states are experiencing: declining populations of incarcerated youth in state correctional facilities. A first-of-its-kind study of Texas youth involved with the juvenile justice system shows that juveniles under community-based supervision are far less likely to reoffend than youth with very similar profiles who are confined in state correctional facilities..

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