What's New in Juvenile Justice? Nov. 21 News Roundup

Posted by Lisa Martinek
November 21, 2014

Do you need to catch up on juvenile justice news? We’ve compiled a list of recent news stories, so you can be up to date about what’s going on in juvenile justice.

The New York Times Editorial Board wrote a piece on the status of sealing and expunging juvenile records in the United States.

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges published guides aimed at addressing “school pathways to the juvenile justice system.”

Curtis Isele, a Sheriff’s Deputy in East Tennessee, writes that reforming the juvenile justice system may help reduce the adult correctional system population.

The Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Collaborative for Change is hosting a webinar on strategies to help families better understand and navigate the juvenile justice system and access important services.

Massachusetts General Hospital, Center for Law, Brain, and Behavior, has a program focused on juvenile justice, which aims to help inform and transform the response to juveniles who offend and to reduce recidivism.  

East Palo Alto, CA has been working with local schools to prevent youths from becoming subject to punitive measures and intervening before they can be put into the juvenile system.