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Juvenile Justice Reports & Papers

Reports and other resources related to juvenile justice

Beyond Bars: Keeping Young People Safe At Home and Out of Youth Prisons, National Collaboration for Youth, December 2016.

Racial Disparities in Youth Commitments and Arrests, The Sentencing Project, April 2016.

Maltreatment of Youth in U.S. Juvenile Corrections Facilities, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, June 2015.

Law Enforcement's Leadership Role in Juvenile Justice Reform: Actionable Recommendations for Practice & Policy, International Association of Chiefs of Police, July 2014.

Slow to Act: State Responses to 2012 Supreme Court Mandate on Life Without Parole, The Sentencing Project, June 2014.

Engaging Juvenile Justice System-Involved Families, National Council on Crime & Delinquency, May 2014.

Supervision Strategies for Justice-Involved Youth, National Council on Crime & Delinquency, May 2014.

Close to Home: Strategies to Place Young People in Their Communities, National Council on Crime & Delinquency, May 2014.

Stakeholders' Views on the Movement to Reduce Youth Incarceration, National Council on Crime & Delinquency, April 2014.

Using Bills and Budgets to Further Reduce Youth Incarceration, National Council on Crime & Delinquency, March 2014.

Kids Doing Time for What's Not a Crime, Texas Public Policy Foundation, March 2014.

Disproportionate Minority Contact In The Juvenile Justice System, The Sentencing Project, 2014.

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Juvenile Life Without Parole: An Overview, The Sentencing Project, 2014.

Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2014.

Automatic Adult Prosecution of Children in Cook County, Illinois. 2010-2012, Juvenile Justice Initiative, April 2014.

Just Learning: The Imperative to Transform Juvenile Justice Systems Into Effective Educational Systems, Southern Education Foundation, April 2014.

Understanding Juvenile Sex Offenders in Light of Graham v. Florida, by Kaitlin Forman, Florida Defender, Winter 2013/2014.

Barry University's School of Law: Fighting for Florida's Juvenile Defendants, by Ilona Vila, Florida Defender, Winter 2013/2014.

Four Years Later: Terrence Graham's Attorney On Issues Created by the Landmark Decision, by Bryan Gowdy, Florida Defender, Winter 2013/2014. 

A Generation Later: What We've Learned about Zero Tolerance in Schools, Vera Institute of Justice, December 2013.

State Trends Legislative Victories from 2011-2013 Removing Youth from the Adult Criminal Justice System, Campaign for Youth Justice, October 2013.

Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities Reported by Youth, 2012, U.S. Department of Justice, June 2013.

The Comeback States: Reducing youth incarceration in the United States, National Juvenile Justice Network.

Reforming Juvenile Justice: A Developmental Approach, National Research Council, 2013.

National Standards for the Care of Youth Charged with Status Offenses, Coalition for Juvenile Justice, 2013.

Missouri: Justice Rationed, National Juvenile Defender Center, Spring 2013.

Family Comes First, Campaign for Youth Justice.  

Raised on the Registry, Human Rights Watch, May 1, 2013.

Common Ground: Lessons Learned From Five States That Reduced Juvenile Confinement By More Than Half, Justice Policy Institute, February 2013.

Reducing Youth Incarceration in the United States, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, February 2013.

Juvenile Justice Reform In Connecticut: How Collaboration and Commitment Have Improved Public Safety and Outcomes for Youth, Justice Policy Institute, February 2013.

Colorado: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Juvenile Delinquency Proceedings, National Juvenile Defender Center and Colorado Juvenile Defender Coalition, Winter 2012.

Handcuffs on Success, Advancement Project, January 17, 2013.

Report: Too Many Teens in Solitary Confinement, ACLU, October 2012.

The Lives of Juvenile Lifers: Findings from a National Survey, The Sentencing Project, March 2012.

The Consequences of Prosecuting Youth as Adults and the need to Restore Judicial Oversight, Colorado Juvenile Defender Coalition, February 2012.

Juvenile Justice Realignment in 2012, Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice, January 2012.

Campaign for Fair Sentencing of Youth Promotional Video, November, 2011

"Campaign for Youth Justice Youth Justice System Survey," Gerstein Bocian Agne Strategies, October 11, 2011.

"School Discipline Often Meted out Unevenly", NPR, August 8, 2011. 

State Trends: Legislative Victories from 2005 to 2010 Removing Youth from the Adult Criminal Justice System, Campaign for Youth Justice, 2011.

Suspended Education: Urban Middle Schools in Crisis, Southern Poverty Law Center, September 2010.

Conditions of Confinement: Findings From the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement, The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, May 2010.