Criminal Justice
0 view | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Annie Bickerton
Scoop.it!

Long Prison Terms Eyed as Contributing to Poverty

Long Prison Terms Eyed as Contributing to Poverty | Criminal Justice | Scoop.it
Many social scientists no longer think that America’s shift to longer prison terms has been a help to poor neighborhoods.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Annie Bickerton
Scoop.it!

Massachusetts Increases Juvenile Court Jurisdiction to Include 17 ...

Massachusetts Increases Juvenile Court Jurisdiction to Include 17 ... | Criminal Justice | Scoop.it
Massachusett's Gov. Deval Patrick signed legislation Sept. 19 raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction from 17 to 18. Massachusetts now includes 17-year-olds in its juvenile justice system. Only 10 states remain which place ...
Annie Bickerton's insight:

Massachusetts raises the age of adult criminal responsibility.

more...
No comment yet.