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Transforming Closed Adult and Youth Prisons

In recent years policymakers and practitioners have implemented reforms to scale back the United States' punitive criminal justice policies. By year-end 2016 the number of people held in U.S. prisons had declined by 6% since a 2009 peak.…
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FREE Webinar: Transforming Closed Adult and Youth Prisons - July 25 at 1:00 PM

In recent years policymakers and practitioners have implemented reforms to scale back the United States' punitive criminal justice policies. By year-end 2016 the number of people held in U.S. prisons had declined by 6% since a 2009 peak. Reductions…
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Campaign Lessons from Closing Youth Prisons

Last week, Law@theMargins Editor Chaumtoli Huq engaged in conversation with Youth First Initiative (YFI) staff, partners, and youth leaders on their campaign to close youth prisons. Speakers included Mishi Faruqee and Hernan Carvente of YFI, Retha…
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FREE Webinar: Campaign Lessons from Closing Youth Prisons - March 28, 12:30 PM

Join Law@theMargins Editor Chaumtoli Huq’s conversation with Youth First Initiative staff, partners and youth leaders on their campaign to close youth prisons. This webinar in collaboration with Youth First builds on our 2016 webinar…
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Nearly a Quarter of Confined Juveniles Nationwide Held for Noncriminal Infractions - The Pew Charitable Trusts

New data from the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) shows that 23 percent of juveniles are placed in residential facilities for status offenses or technical violations of supervision.…