What's New in Juvenile Justice? October 9 News Roundup

Posted by Patricia Rafferty
October 09, 2015

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.

A new report and set of issue briefs were published from the MacArthur Foundation on "The Supreme Court and the Transformation of Juvenile Sentencing."

During the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 45th Annual Legislative Conference, Robert F. Kennedy Juvenile Justice Collaborative co-hosted an event entitled “Halting the Criminalization of Adolescence: Youth Perspectives and Best Practices to Improve Youth Health, Justice, and Education.”

The Fusion.net network has posted a new investigative documentary entitled, “Prison Kids: A Crime Against America’s Children,” about high incarceration rates and the dangers of solitary confinement.

Judge Steven Teske of the Juvenile Court of Clayton County Georgia shares his opinion with Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) on the use of shackles in juvenile courtrooms.

In case you missed it last week, the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) posted a blog about the official proclamation of National Youth Justice Awareness Month (YJAM).