Jamie Adams

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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 …

Addressing girls' health needs at juvenile detention centers

Latrice lifts the sleeve of her gray sweatshirt to reveal small, dark lines — scars from slicing her forearm over and over to drown out pain from years of sexual abuse. She says she was an alcoholic, dropped out of school in the eighth grade and got pregnant at 16.<p>Now 18, she is in Los Angeles …

Mental Health

After Discrimination Finding, Jury's Out On Memphis Juvenile Courts

For people connected to the Memphis juvenile courts, April 2012 is unforgettable. That's when federal investigators determined that the Shelby County juvenile court system discriminated against African-American defendants.<p>The Justice Department said the system punished black children more harshly …

Structure of Intellect and Learning Style of Incarcerated Youth Assessment: A Means to Providing a Continuum of Educational Service in Juvenile Justice

January 5, 2006<p>by Sam Savage<p>By Sheridan, Matthew J; Steele-Dadzie, Timothy E<p>Abstract<p>The authors analyzed data on the information processing abilities …

Learning

Teaching at a Juvenile Detention Center

Reconsidering the Alternatives

Reconsidering the Alternatives: The Relationship between Suspension, Disciplinary Alternative School Placement, Subsequent Juvenile Detention, and …

African-American News

Juvenile Justice

The purpose of the FW-PBIS Tiered Fidelity Inventory (FW-TFI) is to provide a reliable and efficient measure of the extent to which facility …

Criminology

Effective Teaching in Correctional Settings

Effective Teaching in Correctional Settings: Prisons, Jails, Juvenile Centers, and Alternative Schools<p>Charles C Thomas Publisher, 2008 - Education - …

Restorative Justice: Resources for Schools

In practice, these programs vary by district, but inclusion, bringing affected parties together, making amends, and reintegrating students into the …

Yoga

Life in prison for a 12 year old?

No jail for 'affluenza' teen in fatal crash draws outrage

In a case with growing political ripples, a Texas judge's reaffirmation placing a teen involved in a drunken-driving fatal accident on probation is drawing fresh outrage from the victims' families.<p>Ethan Couch, 17, will be on 10 years probation after Texas District Judge Jean Boyd again decided …