Posts

, , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Raised in the System - VICE News

The Emmy-winning weekly news magazine series VICE returns for its sixth season with an extended special season premiere featuring Emmy-nominated actor Michael Kenneth Williams (The Wire, The Night Of) as he embarks on a personal journey to expose…
, , , ,

Government Watchdog Finds Racial Bias in School Discipline - The New York Times

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a new report on school disciplinary policies nationwide. The GAO found that African-American students are being punished disproportionately compared to Caucasian students. Read more.
, , ,

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…
, , , , , , , ,

Handcuffs and a Psych Exam for a 7-Year-Old? Schools Do That Too Often, Parents Say - The Miami Herald

Some parents have expressed concern that Florida schools are using the Baker Act too frequently. Many children who are Baker Acted do not meet the criteria for involuntary psychological evaluation. Read more.
, , , , ,

Intersection: How Civil Citations Bring Juvenile Arrest Rates Down

In this segment of Intersection, Chief Judge Frederick Lauten of the Ninth Judicial Circuit discusses the effectiveness of juvenile civil citations in Florida. Read more and listen.
, , , ,

Study: Three-Quarters of Florida Counties Earn "F" Grade on Juvenile Civil Citations - Southern Poverty Law Center

The Caruthers Institute released the 2017 edition of its annual report on the use of juvenile civil citations in Florida. Although Florida has increased its use of juvenile civil citations overall, the majority of counties still received…
, , ,

Youth Involved in Justice System Less Likely to Use Preventive Care - Healio

New research shows that youths involved in the juvenile justice system, including those who have been arrested, are more likely to use emergency services in lieu of preventive care measures. Read more.
,

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…
, , , , , ,

Untrained Police Officers in Schools Focus on Girls of Color, Report Says - Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Research by the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality and the National Black Women's Justice Institute has found that African-American girls are approximately four times more likely to be arrested at an educational institution than…
, ,

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…
, ,

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…
, ,

State Attorney's Office's Initiative Changes Processing of Juvenile Cases - WKMG News 6

This week, Aramis Ayala, State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit, announced her new initiative for juvenile justice reform. Called Project No/No, the new initiative will ensure that, in cases where a conviction is unlikely, children…