Tag Archives: Legislation

Wednesday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

Breaking the Cycle of Hyper-Recidivism, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange Is reform a means to cut the budget or is cutting the budget a means to reform? It’s like which came first–the chicken or the egg? For Georgia, I think money is part of the equation, and ultimately becomes part of the outcome, but it’s definitely […]

Wednesday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

Being Female in a System Designed for Boys, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange NEW YORK — On a recent Friday, 16-year-old Makala woke up and put on yellow skinny jeans and a trim black jacket — a stylish outfit that marked her temporary freedom. [Listen to the audio interview here: Interview with Makala] Until recently, most […]

Wednesday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

New Juvenile Justice Center Answer to Larger Load of Cases, mystateline.com ROCKFORD – It’s just short move across Elm Street from the 4th floor of the Public Safety Building to the new Winnebago County Juvenile Justice Center.  The move is one the court system has been waiting for since they were forced to move to […]

Monday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

Researchers Examine Youth Delinquency and Violence in Denver, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange The initial results from a study analyzing youth violence in a small Denver neighborhood finds that the roots of adolescent delinquency may be found in tumultuous, early home-life experiences. In February, researchers at the University of Colorado’s Center for the Study and Prevention […]