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State calls for "corrective actions" at juvenile correction centers - WWBT

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State calls for "corrective actions" at juvenile correction centers
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Your tax dollars are being misused. That was the accusation from a Department of Juvenile Justice whistle blower.
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Judge among backers of plan to raise age of juvenile jurisdiction - Boston Globe

Judge among backers of plan to raise age of juvenile jurisdiction - Boston Globe | juvenile justice | Scoop.it
Judge among backers of plan to raise age of juvenile jurisdiction Boston Globe Proposals to give the Juvenile Court jurisdiction over 18-year-olds got a boost from those in the criminal justice system Tuesday, as lawmakers, a judge, and a sheriff...
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In Georgia, the Right and the Left Coming - Juvenile Justice ...

In Georgia, the Right and the Left Coming - Juvenile Justice ... | juvenile justice | Scoop.it
... policy takes time, and the time for juvenile justice reform is now. As the 2008 Great Recession took hold, child advocates braced for reductions in services and programs in juvenile justice systems across the country.
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Yemen: Halt Execution of Alleged Juvenile Offender | Human Rights ...

Yemen: Halt Execution of Alleged Juvenile Offender | Human Rights ... | juvenile justice | Scoop.it
UPDATE: On March 9, 2013, the government of Yemen executed Mohammad Abd al-karim Mohammad Haza`a for the crime of murder, despite serious concern that he may have been under 18 at the time of his crime.
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(MULTI) - European e-Justice Portal - Judicial systems in Member States | europa.eu

(MULTI) - European e-Justice Portal - Judicial systems in Member States | europa.eu | juvenile justice | Scoop.it

Judicial systems in Member States: Information on the organisation of justice at Member State level.


The Member State judicial systems are very diverse, reflecting differences in national judicial traditions. Below you will find general information on judicial systems in Member States – to obtain specific and detailed information please select one of the flags listed on the right hand side.


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Senate approves juvenile justice reforms - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Senate approves juvenile justice reforms - Atlanta Journal Constitution | juvenile justice | Scoop.it
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Judge Steve Teske of Clayton County Juvenile Court stares at a young man Feb.
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Georgia can lead again on juvenile justice reform - Marietta Daily Journal

Georgia can lead again on juvenile justice reform - Marietta Daily Journal | juvenile justice | Scoop.it

Georgia can lead again on juvenile justice reform Marietta Daily Journal Now Georgia has the opportunity to apply those same conservative convictions to its juvenile justice system by adopting the recommendations of the Special Council on Criminal...


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Georgia’s Juvenile Code Rewrite Passes Senate

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GA's Juv Code Rewrite Passes - at same time, NC goes in rverse with SB217 and tries to put MORE kids in adult court. http://t.co/225ECvbDRR
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Lawmakers near major overhaul of juvenile court process : Politics

Lawmakers near major overhaul of juvenile court process : Politics | juvenile justice | Scoop.it
Nebraska is one of 15 states that allow cases against minors to start in adult court, rather than being moved there by a judge. A bill to change that received

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As Juvenile Justice Reforms Gain Traction, Kids Expected to Die in ...

As Juvenile Justice Reforms Gain Traction, Kids Expected to Die in ... | juvenile justice | Scoop.it
Eric Anderson, 33, was arrested at 15 and sentenced to life in prison.His painting of a childhood vacation destination was sold at an auction to benefit a youth restorative justice program. It's a sweltering August day in ....

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In Texas, Juvenile Sex Offenders Get Virtual Life Sentence - News ...

In Texas, Juvenile Sex Offenders Get Virtual Life Sentence - News ... | juvenile justice | Scoop.it
In Texas, Juvenile Sex Offenders Get Virtual Life Sentence. News: When Allen and his girlfriend moved into their Austin-area house, a woman down the street passed out fliers warning neighbors a monster...
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Heineman signs juvenile sentencing bill - Lincoln Journal Star

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Heineman signed a measure (LB44) Wednesday that requires a sentencing range of 40 years to life for the juveniles. The law was introduced in the wake of a U.S.
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New Article on the Role of Counsel in - Juvenile Justice Blog

New Article on the Role of Counsel in - Juvenile Justice Blog | juvenile justice | Scoop.it
What is the role of counsel in a juvenile delinquency case? This question has vexed and divided scholars and practitioners in the forty-plus years since the Supreme Court first granted the right to counsel to juveniles.
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Number of Kids Behind Bars Reaches 35-Year Low | Juvenile ...

Number of Kids Behind Bars Reaches 35-Year Low | Juvenile ... | juvenile justice | Scoop.it
More and more jurisdictions are taking on innovative approaches to reducing juvenile delinquency and relying less on punitive responses to juvenile crime, resulting in cost savings for the public and providing hope for ...
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Yemen: Juvenile Offenders Face Execution

(Sanaa) -- Yemen's government should stop seeking and carrying out the death penalty for child offenders, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today....

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Lawmakers near major overhaul of juvenile court process - Lincoln Journal Star

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Ogle County News Lawmakers near major overhaul of juvenile court process Lincoln Journal Star Senators voted 39-0 to give first-round approval to a bill (LB464) that would require criminal charges against anyone younger than 18 to be filed in...
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Deportation, Drugs and Delinquency in Tijuana - Salem-News.Com

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Deportation, Drugs and Delinquency in Tijuana
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(LAS CRUCES, NM) - Are U.S. and Mexican deportation and reintegration policies fomenting delinquency in Tijuana?
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Texas Juvenile Justice Reforms Save Public Money and Make Secure Facilities Safer | Humane Exposures Blog

Texas Juvenile Justice Reforms Save Public Money and Make Secure Facilities Safer | Humane Exposures Blog | juvenile justice | Scoop.it
texas our texas (Photo credit: jmtimages) Nearly 100,000 children are caught up in Texas’s juvenile justice system each year—many of them suffering from

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Study recommends sending 17-year-olds with felonies to juvenile system

Study recommends sending 17-year-olds with felonies to juvenile system | juvenile justice | Scoop.it
A study by the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission has recommended
doing away with the 2010 law that splits 17-year-olds who commit
misdemeanors and those who commit felonies into separate court s

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Saudi Arabia executes 7 for juvenile crime despite UN appeal

Saudi Arabia executes 7 for juvenile crime despite UN appeal | juvenile justice | Scoop.it
Must read post at End the Lie - Independent News :
Demonstrators stage a mock beheading to protest the executions in Saudi Arabia (Reuters / Andrew Biraj)

Saudi Arabia has publicly execu[..]...

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