- ProPublicaOct 02 10:06 AM
by Joe Sexton The number of juveniles in the nation’s criminal justice system has been in decline for years. California and New York have closed some of their largest and most troubled juvenile detention facilities. Missouri has recently been credited with doing a better job of caring for its most troubled children, further limiting the state’s population of teens in punitive settings. But a ...
- The Gilmer MirrorOct 02 05:05 AM
A key state lawmaker is threatening to call a state Senate hearing and seek leadership changes at the Texas Juvenile Justice Department after r ecent reports of youths fighting, climbing onto rooftops, running away from staff in large numbers and barricading themselves in at state juvenile correctional facilities.
- The Kansas City StarSep 30 10:55 AM
Attorneys for a 14-year-old boy argue that treating juvenile sex offenders like adults is unfair State counters that sex offender registries are constitutional and promote public safety … Click to Continue »
- The Huffington PostOct 01 10:33 AM
WASHINGTON -- Representatives of Koch Industries, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Democratic Party and a TV network were just a few making up the unlikely coalition that gathered Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol in an effort to reform the juvenile justice system. Fusion, a joint venture of Disney and Univision, hosted and used the event as an opportunity to screen part of its upcoming ...
- Complex via Yahoo! NewsOct 01 06:43 PM
The officers reportedly bribed them with honeybuns and other snacks.
- Ozy via Yahoo! NewsSep 06 01:00 AM
Instead of fixing a system that's inherently flawed, build something that works.
- News On 6 TulsaOct 03 03:47 PM
Passionate arguments against a new juvenile justice center filled the Rudisille Library Saturday morning.
- Arkansas Democrat-GazetteOct 01 02:02 AM
The Youth Services Division presented several possible changes to Arkansas' juvenile-justice system Wednesday, including putting the division in charge of monitoring conditions and standardizing education and mental-health services in the state's 14 juvenile detention centers.
- Tulsa WorldOct 02 09:57 PM
A community meeting on the center is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at Rudisill Regional Library, 1520 N. Hartford, but County Commissioner Karen Keith and others associated with the project say they will probably move on because of community resistance.
- Local 10 MiamiOct 01 07:32 AM
Five staff members at a Miami juvenile detention center where a brawl that led to an inmate's death last month have been fired. The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice won't confirm whether Elord Revolte's death was the result of rumored staff-encouraged fights among inmates, but spokeswoman Heather DiGiacomo confirmed Thursday that five detention officers have been fired for failing to ...
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