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Winston Salem Chronicle – Center to probe minority youths ...

Winston Salem Chronicle – Center to probe minority youths ... | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
Winston-Salem State University's Center for Community Safety has been tapped to play an integral role in a statewide study that could change the conversation surrounding minorities in the juvenile justice system.
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Criminal justice reform is a national economic issue - Stop ignoring it - The Hill (blog)

Criminal justice reform is a national economic issue - Stop ignoring it - The Hill (blog) | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
Criminal justice reform is a national economic issue - Stop ignoring itThe Hill (blog)One would think the traditional “values-based” arguments would be sufficient to end mass incarceration.
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3 in 10 Children in the Juvenile Justice System Have Learning Disabilities | LD Insights Blog | Blogs

3 in 10 Children in the Juvenile Justice System Have Learning Disabilities | LD Insights Blog  | Blogs | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
Students with disabilities are suspended, expelled and involved with the criminal justice system at a higher rate than their peers.
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Delays In Youth Justice - Corrections.com

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Corrections.com Delays In Youth Justice Corrections.com Juvenile-justice-courthouse Historically, the American juvenile justice system has sought to take an individualized approach to each case, focusing more on solving problems than on punishing...
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Kicking Off National Week of Action Against Incarcerating Youth

Kicking Off National Week of Action Against Incarcerating Youth | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
Incarceration is traumatic for youth, as evidenced by young peoples' suicides, suicide attempts, self-harm, and the worsening of mental health symptoms while inside (Hayes, 2009; Ford, Chapman, Hawke, & Albert 2007).
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How Locking Kids Up Adds to the Cycle of Poverty - Care2.com

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How Locking Kids Up Adds to the Cycle of Poverty
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The report states, “For nonviolent youth involved in the juvenile justice system, incarceration in traditional residential placement facilities often does more harm than good.
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The fresh face of juvenile justice

The future and art are so bright, you might have to wear shades. (Juneau Empire - The fresh face of juvenile justice - The future and art are so bright, you might have to wear sh...
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Some Kids Get Charged Twice for One Crime

Some Kids Get Charged Twice for One Crime | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
A little-known aspect of the juvenile justice system requires young offenders to pay for their own prosecution and incarceration.  (The costs of juvenile justice: "Don’t be committing crimes, and you won’t owe any money."
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Leaving the Past Behind: Sealing Juvenile Records - PublicCEO.com

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Leaving the Past Behind: Sealing Juvenile Records
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This bill reflects the wealth of relevant research into immaturity resulting from the partially developed adolescent brain, and the impact of education on recidivism.
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How high incarceration rates cost states and shatter communities - PBS NewsHour

How high incarceration rates cost states and shatter communities - PBS NewsHour | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
How high incarceration rates cost states and shatter communities
PBS NewsHour
America's historically high rate of incarceration is increasingly questioned by some state leaders, justice officials and experts.
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We need more effective services to cut juvenile-justice system's recidivism rate - MinnPost.com

We need more effective services to cut juvenile-justice system's recidivism rate - MinnPost.com | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
We need more effective services to cut juvenile-justice system's recidivism rate MinnPost.com Bills have been passed on the minimum wage, bullying and health care, but what about a bill to have more effective programs to help stop juvenile...
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'We're homeless and live in a car': Family of four's struggle after being refused emergency accommodation

'We're homeless and live in a car': Family of four's struggle after being refused emergency accommodation | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
Mum Sabrina McMahon ahs begged for help to house her stranded children after living in her car for over a week

Via Darcy Delaproser
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State House Live: NH House passes bill to reorganize juvenile justice system - Concord Monitor

State House Live: NH House passes bill to reorganize juvenile justice system - Concord Monitor | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
State House Live: NH House passes bill to reorganize juvenile justice system
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The bill would revive a long-dormant juvenile justice advisory board and expand its scope.
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Florida law, used in Jacksonville, 'violates international human rights obligations,' rights group declares

Florida law, used  in Jacksonville, 'violates international human rights obligations,' rights group declares | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
The international rights group Human Rights Watch is calling for the repeal of Florida's law allowing prosecutors to single-handedly charge juveniles as adults.
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50 state incarceration profiles | Prison Policy Initiative

50 state incarceration profiles | Prison Policy Initiative | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
State-level data on incarceration rates, prison growth, racial disparities and other state resources (Through the work of @PrisonPolicy you can see how your state is doing re: incarceration: http://t.co/2Bvl2gtr3d)...
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Double Charged: The True Cost of Juvenile Justice

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Double Charged is a special investigation into the U.S. juvenile justice system, produced by Youth Radio.

By: Myles Bess


This story airs on American Public Media's Marketplace.
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DOJ official advocates for juvenile justice reforms • SJS

DOJ official advocates for juvenile justice reforms • SJS | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
I expected the luncheon keynoter at the American Bar Association–American Psychological Association “Confronting Family and Community Violence” meeting in Washington, D.C., last week to be informative, even impressive, but not necessarily inspiring...
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Sesame Street helps children deal with incarcerated parents - Durham Herald Sun

Sesame Street helps children deal with incarcerated parents - Durham Herald Sun | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
Sesame Street helps children deal with incarcerated parents Durham Herald Sun Last year, Sesame Street launched an initiative called “Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration.” Using familiar characters and a new character who has a parent in...
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Fact Sheets - Recidivism

Fact Sheets - Recidivism | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
Three factors have the largest affect on reducing #recidivism: Age, Education and Length of time spent in prison http://t.co/Z5TLvG4mvw
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Infographic: From Disability to Criminality - COLORLINES

Infographic: From Disability to Criminality - COLORLINES | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
The dangerous intersection at which too many black children are diverted from school to jail.
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OP-ED: An Opportunity to Remake Juvenile Justice - Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

OP-ED: An Opportunity to Remake Juvenile Justice - Juvenile Justice Information Exchange | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
OP-ED: An Opportunity to Remake Juvenile Justice Juvenile Justice Information Exchange New-Timberlake-color-336x504-2 It is the legislative season in Illinois and around the country, and that means advocates spend lots of time trying to improve the...
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Can Multnomah County Help Black Youth Stay Out of Juvenile Court? - Salem-News.Com

Can Multnomah County Help Black Youth Stay Out of Juvenile Court? - Salem-News.Com | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
Can Multnomah County Help Black Youth Stay Out of Juvenile Court?
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(PORTLAND The Skanner) - Black youth in Multnomah County are 4.68 times more likely to end up in juvenile court than white youth.
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Live Chat: Can America Kick Its Addiction to Incarceration? - FRONTLINE

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Live Chat: Can America Kick Its Addiction to Incarceration?
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For decades, the United States has been fixated on incarceration, building prisons and locking up more and more people. But at what cost — and has it really made a difference?
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Florida lawmakers reach agreement on juvenile sentencing | April 23, 2014 | Lloyd Dunkelberger | HT Politics

Florida lawmakers reach agreement on juvenile sentencing | April 23, 2014 | Lloyd Dunkelberger | HT Politics | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
TALLAHASSEE Nearly four years after the U.S. Supreme Court said Florida must treat the sentencing of juvenile criminals differently than adults, the state

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Justice Department Report Reveals The Biggest Failure Of America's Prisons

Justice Department Report Reveals The Biggest Failure Of America's Prisons | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
A new U.S. Department of Justice report reveals the tremendous number of convicts who quickly end up back in prison after their release.
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Recidivism. Restorative justice is more effective at preventing it. 

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Juvenile In Justice | Documenting the incarceration of children in the U.S

Juvenile In Justice | Documenting the incarceration of children in the U.S | Humane Exposures: Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it

"Juvenile In Justice is a project to document the placement and treatment of American juveniles housed by law in facilities that treat, confine, punish, assist and, occasionally, harm them."

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The Next Juvenile Justice Reform - New York Times

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The Next Juvenile Justice Reform
New York Times
Research has long shown that locking up young people puts them at greater risk of dropping out of school, joining the unemployment line and becoming permanently entangled in the criminal justice system.
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