• The [Justice] Short List 12-5-14 Highlights from the week’s juvenile justice and justice related articles, videos and more that are worth your time. Juvenile Justice Center Teens Get Up-Close Look at City Jobs A breath of fresh air comes our way from Corpus Christi, Texas! Youth from the juvenile justice center were given a tour of City Hall, met Mayor […] December 5, 2014
  • The [Justice] Short List 11-21-14 Highlights from the week’s juvenile justice and justice related articles, videos and more that are worth your time. Second Chances for Teen Offenders The juvenile justice system was founded solely on the principal that children are not only more vulnerable than adults, but can and should be rehabilitated so they can grow into productive citizens. […] November 21, 2014
  • The [Justice] Short List 11-14-14 Highlights from the week’s juvenile justice and justice related articles, videos and more that are worth your time. Center for Investigative Reporting: Video Piece This great piece by the Center for Investigative Reporting puts compelling visuals to Izzy’s story of being held in solitary confinement at Rikers Island as a teen. Recounting over 300 days […] November 14, 2014
  • The [Justice] Short List 11-7-14 Highlights from the week’s juvenile justice and justice related articles, videos and more that are worth your time. Healing From Trauma: Girls in Juvenile Justice “The level of trauma experienced by girls now in the juvenile justice system is unacceptable” is somewhat of an understatement. When looking at the life histories of girls in the […] November 7, 2014
  • The [Justice] Short List 10-31-14 Highlights from the week’s juvenile justice and justice related articles, videos and more that are worth your time. Wyoming Supreme Court Finds Miller v. Alabama is Retroactive Victory! Wyoming is the latest state to retroactively apply the 2012 Miller v Alabama decision to those currently serving mandatory life sentences they received as a child. READ […] October 31, 2014
  • The [Justice] Short List 10-24-14 Highlights from the week’s juvenile justice and justice related articles, videos and more that are worth your time. 10-Year-Old Murder Defendant Shows Failure of U.S. Juvenile Justice System When 10-year-olds are being held in jails with adult criminals, can we even utter the word ‘justice’ when talking about this societal system? In examining the case […] October 24, 2014
  • The [Justice] Short List 10-3-14 Highlights from the week’s juvenile justice and justice related articles, videos and more that are worth your time. Report: Provide Treatment, Not More Juvenile Prisons A recent report from the Maryland Juvenile Justice Monitoring Unit forthrightly opposes building three new juvenile prisons for the state at $225 million. The proposed alternative? Invest that money in […] October 3, 2014
  • The [Justice] Short List 9-26-14 Highlights from the week’s juvenile justice and justice related articles, videos and more that are worth your time. Report Found Distorted Data on Jail Fights at Rikers Island …And the horrific news from Rikers just keeps coming—no hyperbole here. Rikers Island has been known as one of the nation’s worst cages to be locked in; […] September 26, 2014
  • The [Justice] Short List 9-18-14 Highlights from the week’s juvenile justice and justice related articles, videos and more that are worth your time. School Police Across the Country Receive Excess Military Weapons Gear Local law enforcement agencies aren’t the only ones receiving excess military weapons through the Defense Departments 1033 Program. School police forces are receiving M16’s, modified grenade launchers, […] September 19, 2014
  • The [Justice] Short List 9-12-14 Highlights from the week’s juvenile justice and justice related articles, videos and more that are worth your time. Images of Detained Children Haunt U.S. Senate Rotunda Marking the 40th anniversary of the landmark 1974 Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJPDA), Ross is showcasing 15 images of detained children at the U.S. Senate Rotunda. We […] September 12, 2014
  • The [Justice] Short List 9-5-14 Highlights from the week’s juvenile justice and justice related articles, videos and more that are worth your time. Will This Be the Year JJDPA Is Reauthorized? Though the Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention Act (JJDPA) is supposed to be reauthorized every five years, we have not seen any action taken with the legislation since 2002—hopefully […] September 5, 2014
  • The [Justice] Short List 8-29-14 Highlights from the week’s juvenile justice and justice related articles, videos and more that are worth your time. The Criminalization of Children Forced Into Prostitution You can only here so many child prostitutes tell their stories before you realize that they are unequivocally victims of the circumstances our society has allowed them to fall into. […] August 29, 2014