What’s New in Juvenile Justice? October 23 News Roundup

Posted by Patricia Rafferty
October 23, 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.

The Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) held their 3rd Annual Leadership Institute last week in Chicago.

Efforts to reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) are gaining momentum in the Senate and the House.

Advocates are looking for alternate solutions for kids at the crossroads of school and the justice system.

Abigail Baird, an associate professor of psychology at Vassar College, shared her opinion with the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) on what science and common sense tell us about kids and the law.

Law enforcement officials are looking to reduce incarceration rates.

For Youth Justice Awareness Month (YJAM), a man tried as an adult when he was a juvenile shares his story with SparkAction.