Juvenile Justice News

Need for Better Collaboration on Crossover Youth Voiced in Senate Judiciary Hearing, Chronicle of Social Change, May 2016

Youth Voices are Central to Effort to Reauthorize JJPDA, Youth Today, October 2015

Sen. Whitehouse co-sponsoring measure dealing with juvenile offenders, youth with mental illness, Providence Journal, July 2015  

Legislation for Juvenile Justice Programs Includes Leahy-Authored Efforts Combatting Youth Homelessness, VTDigger.org, July 2015

Carroll County Attorney Supports Juvenile Justice Act, CBC, July 2015 

JJDPA reauthorization: An opportunity to dismantle the sexual abuse-to-prison pipeline, The Hill, July 2015

Senate Judiciary Approves 883 Million over five years for JJDPA, Chronicle for Social Change, July 2015     

Senate Judiciary Committee Approves JJDPA Update, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, July 2015

Congress may move to ban detention of noncriminal youth, The News Tribune, July 2015 

US Senators Casey adn Paul join on bill to curb detention of youth, Times Leader, July 2015

Ending the Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline For Black and Brown Girls, NBC News, July 2015  

Focus on the Forest, Not Just the Trees of the JJDPA, Justice Information Exchange, April 2015

Grassley Resistant to Criminal Justice Overhaul, But Willing to Talk, Roll Call, April 2015

The Time is Now to Protect Our Youth, The Hill, February 2015

Federal Juvenile Justice Funding Declines Precipitously, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, February 2015

OP-ED: First Problem Is Seeing Abused Girls As ‘Bad Girls’, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, February 2015

Juvenile-Justice Reform: What Are We Waiting For?, Huffington Post, February 2015

Trying to Fix America's Broken Juvenile Justice System, Rolling Stone, January 2015 

Juvenile justice is an important issue, The Des Moines Register, January 2015

Grassley Lists Juvenile Justice As a Top Priority, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, January 2015

Kids and Jails, a Bad Combination,The New York Times, December 2014

Stop Mistreating Youth at Rikers Island and Other Institutions Around the Country, Washington Post, December 2014

Reintroduction of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act Applauded, The Hill, December 2014

Congress may prompt juvenile justice reforms in Utah, Cache Valley Daily, December 2014

Federal Juvenile Justice Reforms Would Encourages Changes in ID, Public News Service, December 2014

LTEJuvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act Introduced, North Iowa News, December 2014

Push on for Reauthorization of Juvenile Justice Act – But Does It Go Far Enough?, The Youth Project, December 2014

Why the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Reauthorization Act Matters to Cities, Connected by 25, December 2014

The Holidays Arrive Early for Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, December 2014

Next Judiciary chairman eyes treatment of minors, The Hill, December 2014

Bipartisan Juvenile Justice Bill Would Phase Out Valid Court Order, Demand Data on Isolation, Chronicle of Social Change, December 2014

OP-ED: Why the JJDPA Still Matters, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, September 2014

Celebrating 40 Years of Working Together for Youth Justice and Safety, OJJDP blog, September 2014

Why the #JJDPAMatters to PTA, PTA blog, September 2014

What’s the Value of Federal Juvenile Justice Act? Imagine the Last 40 Years Without It, Chronicle of Social Change, September 2014

Happy 40th Anniversary, JJDPA, NCCD blog, September 2014

Will This Be the Year JJDPA Is Reauthorized?, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, September 2014

We Still have an Incarceration Problem, The Hill, September 2014

Divesting from Youth Incarceration, The Hill, June 2014

Reflecting on the Past, Planning for the Future of Juvenile Justice and JJDPA, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, June 2014

JJDPA Reauthorization’s Time Has (Finally!) Come, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, June 2014

Notes on Push for Juvenile Justice Act Reauthorization, Chronicle of Social Change, June 2014

Federal Juvenile Justice Regs: What's the Hold Up?, Chronicle of Social Change, April 2014

'Status offenses' don't deserve detention, The Hill, March 2014

Sen. Murphy Calls for Reform In Nations Juvenile Justice System, New Haven Register, August 2013

Juvenile Justice Cuts Loom, The Crime Report, July 2013