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Just Kids: When Misbehaving is a Crime – Vera Institute for Justice

This new report from the Vera Institute for Justice offers a primer on status offenses, which are acts that are only illegal because of the offender's age. Vera argues that these offenses result in many juveniles being unjustly placed in the…
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Juvenile Justice Reauthorization Back in The House – The Chronicle of Social Change

Last week, a bill to reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill would reauthorize the structure of JJDPA, reorganize the Title V incentive grant system,…