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Review: Rethinking How We Police Youth

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: Lisa H. Thurau, Rethinking How We Police Youth: Incorporating Knowledge of Adolescence into Policing Teens, Children’s Legal Rights Journal Vol. 29 No. 3 (Feb 2009) https://www.nlgnpap.org/sites/default/files/RethinkingPolicingYouthLT.pdf. Summary Law…
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Review: What Doesn’t Work in Preventing and Reducing Juvenile Delinquency

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: Howell, James C. "What Doesn’t Work in Preventing and Reducing Juvenile Delinquency." Preventing and Reducing Juvenile Delinquency: A Comprehensive Framework, 130-147 (2003) http://www.sagepub.com/sites/default/files/upm-binaries/3323_Howell_Capter7FINAL.pdf. Summary D.A.R.E.…
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YES on SB 936: Juvenile Justice

Take Action! Tell your Senator to support SB 936! On Monday, January 22, the Senate Committee on Criminal Justice will be considering SB 936, a bill which makes several key reforms to the juvenile justice system, including: Prohibiting…
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Review: Juveniles: “Police Have the Power”

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: Futterman, Craig B.; Hunt, Chaclyn; Kalven, Jamie ‘They Have All the Power’ Yoth/Police Encounters on Chicagos South Side, University of Chicago Law School Chicago UnBound, Public…
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Review: Juvenile Diversion in Florida

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: Florida Tax Watch Report prepared by a research team under the leadership of Dominic M. Calabro and Robert E. Weissert. Juvenile Pre-Arrest Diversion in Florida August 2016. http://www.floridatrend.com/public/userfiles/news/pdfs/PADiversion16FINAL.pdf. Summary The…
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Review: Can At-Risk Youth Be Diverted From Crime?

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: Jennifer S. Wong, Jessica Bouchard, Jason Gravel, Martin Bouchard, Carlo Morselli; “Can At-Risk Youth be Diverted From Crime? A Meta-Analysis of Restorative Diversion Programs.” Criminal…
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Review: Police Violence and the Child’s Mind

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: Dennis, Andrea L. Good Cop – Bad Cop: Police Violence and the Child’s Mind, 58 Howard Law Journal 811 (2015). http://digitalcommons.law.uga.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2059&context=fac_artchop. Summary: Far…
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Review: Get Tough Treatments Do Not Work

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: Arkowitz, Hal and Lillenfeld, Scott O.; How to Turn Around Troubled Teens, Scientific American, (Nov. 2014) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-to-turn-around-troubled-teens/. Summary Boot…
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Review: How to Encourage Positive Police Interactions with Juveniles

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: International Association of Chiefs of Police, The Effects of Adolescent Development on Policing (2014) http://www.iacp.org/Portals/0/documents/pdfs/IACPBriefEffectsofAdolescentDevelopmentonPolicing.pdf. Summary: Juveniles,…
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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…