Improving the Juvenile Justice System for Girls: Lessons from the States

The Georgetown Center on Poverty, Inequality, and Public Policy at Georgetown Law has released a report that lays out gender-specific reforms for girls in the juvenile justice system.  The report, Improving the Juvenile Justice System for Girls: Lessons from the States, offers innovative solutions for federal and state governments and suggests strategies to adopt and implement critical improvements based on successful reforms in Connecticut, Florida and Stanislaus County, California.

http://www.law.georgetown.edu/academics/centers-institutes/poverty-inequality/upload/JDS_V1R4_Web_Singles.pdf