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An Unusual Glimpse Behind Bars: Juveniles In The Justice System

In the confines of jail cells, photographer Richard Ross documents children's experiences. He snaps pictures without revealing his subjects' faces, aiming to "give them a voice."<p>The Juvenile-In-Justice project includes photographs of more than 100 facilities in 30 states. The project's website has …

What my grandmother's murder taught me about juvenile 'justice'

Juvenile Detention Center Credit: Photo: Stuart McAlpine<p><b>The brothers who killed my grandmother</b> happened to be black. It was early Halloween morning …

State to make recommendations on juvenile justice reforms

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State to make recommendations on juvenile justice reforms

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As US juvenile justice improves, West Virginia still funnels kids from schools to prisons

The United States has been rethinking its juvenile justice system since the late 1990s. As a result, the national youth incarceration rate has dropped dramatically in almost every state over the last 15 years — except in West Virginia.<p>While the US has cut its juvenile incarceration rate by half, …

India rape case raises call for change to juvenile system

Debate over whether a suspect in a brutal rape and killing should be tried as a minor or an adult has prompted calls for changes to the justice system, perhaps lowering the legal age for a minor.<p>January 26, 2013|By Mark Magnier, Los Angeles Times<p>Demonstrators protest gender discrimination and …

Justice Department Releases Blistering Report On New York City's Juvenile Jails

<i>JAKE PEARSON, TOM HAYS, Associated Press</i><p>NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's juvenile jails are extremely violent and unsafe, the result of a deeply ingrained culture of violence in which guards routinely violate constitutional rights of teenage inmates and subject them to "rampant use of unnecessary …

Juvenile Justice 40 Years On: Unfinished Business

The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) is by far the most crucial legislative measure enacted by Congress to address the …

Before the Law

A boy was accused of taking a backpack. The courts took the next three years of his life.<p>In the early hours of Saturday, May 15, 2010, ten days before his seventeenth birthday, Kalief Browder and a friend were returning home from a party in the Belmont section of the Bronx. They walked along Arthur …