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Review: First Juvenile Arrests

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: Kim, KiDeuk; Kirk, David S., Liberman, Akiva M., Labeling Effects of First Juvenile Arrests: Secondary Deviance and Secondary Sanctioning, In press, Criminology (Feb. 2014) http://www.urban.org/sites/default/files/alfresco/publication-pdfs/413274-Labeling-Effects-of-First-Juvenile-Arrests-Secondary-Deviance-and-Secondary-Sanctioning.PDF. Summary Police…
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Using Adolescent Brain Science to Inform Reliable Sentencing Outcomes

The United States Supreme Court held in Graham v. Florida (2010) and Miller v. Alabama (2012) that children may not be sentenced to life without parole without taking in consideration the unique characteristics of youth. The outcomes in these…
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Review: Nothing About Us Without Us! The Failure of the Modern Juvenile Justice System and a Call for Community-Based Justice

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: Smith, Charisa Esq. (2013). “Nothing About Us Without Us! The Failure of the Modern Juvenile Justice System and a Call for Community-Based Justice,” The Journal of Applied Research…
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Review: Juvenile Arrest and Collateral Educational Damage in the Transition to Adulthood

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: Kirk, David S.; Sampson, Robert J. “Juvenile Arrest and Collateral Educational Damage in the Transition to Adulthood,” Sociology of Education, May 2012. http://www.asanet.org/sites/default/files/savvy/journals/soe/Jan13SOEFeature.pdf. Summary Committing…
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Review: Variations in Police Officer Behavior - Juveniles Versus Adults

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: Brown, Robert A.; Frank, James; Novak, Kenneth J., Identifying Variation in Police Officer Behavior Between Juveniles and Adults. Journal of Criminal Justice 31 (2009) at 200-208. http://www.uncfsu.edu/Documents/Criminal-Justice/Brown6.pdf. Summary It…
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Review: Scared Straight and Other Juvenile Awareness Programs for Preventing Juvenile Delinquency: A Systematic Review of the Randomized Experimental Evidence

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: Petrosino, Anthony; Turner-Petrosino, Carolyn; and Buehler, John. "Scared Straight and Other Juvenile Awareness Programs for Preventing Juvenile Delinquency: A Systematic Review of the…
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July 24-25 Training Seminar: Nitty Gritty Mitigation Sentencing Strategies

There will be a two-day capital/JLWOP seminar on July 24th and July 25 at the Orange County Regional History Center, 65 East Central Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32801, for the low cost of $75.00! The seminar is for lawyers and mitigation specialists!…
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Youth First Releases its Youth Justice Toolkit

Youth First release its 2017 edition of Your Vote is Your Voice, a toolkit designed to provide information on how to engage in the political process in order to advocate for youth justice. Read more.
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The Juvenile Sex Offender Registry and Its Unintended Consequences

By Sarah Krantz, Esq.   Mistakes that children make can have lasting consequences if the mistake is looked at in the eyes of the law as a sexual act. Children that have pulled down another child’s pants or sent nude pictures or…
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New Juvenile Justice Website Launched by Advocates

This week, Blueprint for Change: Education Success for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System was officially launched. The website was developed by the Legal Center for Youth Justice and Education (LCYJE), a national collaboration of the…
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We Need an Intersectional Approach to Juvenile Justice Reform - Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Juvenile justice reformers are seeking to find out why racial and ethnic minorities are over-represented in the juvenile justice system—a phenomenon known as disproportionate minority contact (DMC). However, reformers are also paying more…
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The Effects of Solitary Confinement on Children: Cruel and Unusual Punishment?

Perkins, Duane. "Sweat box" used for solitary confinement at the Florida State Prison - Raiford, Florida. 1957 or 1958. Black & white photoprint, 10 x 8 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/29042>,…
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The Everyday Struggle of a Child Whose Parents Are Incarcerated - Smithsonian Magazine

An estimated 2.7 million children in the United States have at least one parent behind bars. Read more.