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Juvenile Justice in News & Research

In Research

May 2023

Abuse & neglect put kids on fast track to crime- James Cook University

April 2023

Trauma-informed education could improve outcomes for justice-involved Black adolescentsRutgers University

March 2023

Balancing incentives and sanctions to achieve youth justice progress - John Tuell, Robert F. Kennedy National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice 

February 2023

Innovative Intervention Addresses Youth Suicide Risk in the Juvenile Justice System - Columbia University Dept. of Psychiatry

January 2023

'Children of the State' examines the American juvenile justice system -National Public Radio Book Review

December 2022

NCLD Calls for Juvenile Justice Reform with a New Report, Unlocking Futures: Youth with Learning Disabilities & the Juvenile Justice System - National Center for Learning Disabilities

Leadership Fellow creates guide to juvenile justice system- Elon University

November 2022

Virginia youth from areas with high rates of crime and economic disadvantage are at the highest risk of recidivism, VCU study finds- Virginia Commonwealth University

October 2022

Juvenile Justice Researcher Studies Singapore Reentry Program- University of Nebraska Omaha

September 2022

Congressional Panel debates federal role in preventing youth incarceration - Florida Phoenix

Core principles of Evidence Based Practices to reduce recidivism- Carey Group Consulting and Publishing

Combining eight scientifically-proven principles when using evidence-based practices has been shown to result in a greater reduction of criminal recidivism. View our infographic below to learn about these eight principles.  

August 2022

Minorities are less likely than whites to bypass courts for community-based rehabilitation, new analysis findsJuvenile Justice Information Exchange