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    1. The essence of the Juvenile Justice Act is to reform. Harsh punishment cannot be a deterrent and this in turn could make the juveniles hardcore criminals. Further, the Juvenile Justice Act o...

    2. Why Connecticut may try 21-year-olds as juveniles

      Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsNov 18 03:33 PM

      Police chiefs and judicial officials in the state expressed concerns that the measures would overburden the juvenile justice system and cost the state $40 million a year. In the eight years since the age was raised, Connecticut has seen its  juvenile crime rate and juvenile incarceration rate decrease significantly – and at a much lower cost than projected. The state now wants to go even further...

    3. Juvenile incarceration rate has dropped in half. Is trend sustainable?

      Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsNov 10 03:39 PM

      Over the past 12 years, the rate of juveniles committed to prison or other correctional facilities in the United States dropped by 53 percent, according to a new analysis from the Pew Charitable Trusts. Combine that decline with a simultaneous drop in violent crime rates among juveniles, and you have a long-term trend that experts believe is both sustainable and a model for future reform of the...

    4. Why Connecticut may try 21-year-olds as juveniles

      The Christian Science MonitorNov 18 03:55 PM

      Connecticut governor proposes extending protections of the juvenile justice system to include offenders as old as 21 and, in some cases, 25.

    5. Three years in detention is not sufficient punishment.

    6. The number of juveniles committed to prison or other facilities dropped by 53 percent between 2001 and 2013, a new study found.

    7. Rights panel seeks details on juvenile convict’s release

      The Indian Express via Yahoo! India NewsNov 24 03:42 PM

      After receiving a complaint from the parents of the 23-year-old physiotherapy intern who was gangraped and murdered on December 16, 2012, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday issued notices to the Centre and the Delhi government seeking information on the release of the juvenile convicted in the case. The woman’s parents wrote to the NHRC, stating that “the juvenile, who was ...

    8. The Madras High Court has directed the Juvenile Justice Committee of the court to monitor implementation of its recommendations to handle juvenile justice related issues in the State, including app...

    9. Juvenile Justice Committee submits report to HC

      The Economic TimesNov 19 08:40 AM

      Juvenile Justice Committee submits report to HC

    10. The Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) of Medak district has initiated a safe water mission. The initiation was the result of a visit to a hostel located in the district headquarters by JJB Principal Mag...

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