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Publication cover Juvenile Defense Attorneys and Family Engagement: Same Team, Different Roles

Aug 5, 2014, National Juvenile Defender Center

When a child gets arrested, the entire family is implicated and some family members are even brought into the juvenile court process along with that child. For families, this can be a difficult and…
Publication cover Law Enforcement’s Leadership Role in Juvenile Justice Reform: Actionable Recommendations for Practice & Policy

Jul 31, 2014, International Association of Chiefs of Police

From the National Summit on Law Enforcement Leadership in Juvenile Justice, which the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) convened with support from the John D. and Catherine T.…
Publication cover Why Juvenile Justice Matters to Counties

Jul 31, 2014, National Association of Counties

The juvenile justice system has a direct impact on counties’ investments in health, justice and social services, and often cost more to counties than the benefits they bring to the community.…
Publication cover Recommendations to Improve Correctional and Reentry Education for Young People

Jul 30, 2014, Juvenile Law Center

On November 19, 2012, the U.S. Department of Education (DoEd) hosted a Summit on Education in Correctional Facilities to address correctional and reentry education for youth and adults. The goal was…
Publication cover Measuring and Using Juvenile Recidivism Data to Inform Policy, Practice, and Resource Allocation

Jul 28, 2014, Council of State Governments Justice Center

Juvenile arrest rates, including for violent crimes, fell by approximately 50 percent from 1997 to 2011, to their lowest level in more than 30 years. In combination with this sharp drop in arrests,…
Publication cover Core Principles for Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

Jul 28, 2014, Council of State Governments Justice Center: Elizabeth Seigle

This white paper is written to guide leaders across all branches of government; juvenile justice system administrators, managers, and front-line staff; and researchers, advocates, and other…

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Illinois, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Washington

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