Michigan Raise The Age Law on Track to Pass, Leaving Three States with Juvenile Age Under 18
The number of states with a juvenile justice age below 18 stands at four, down from 14 states a decade ago. By the end of this legislative season, another one is likely to bite the dust.
Pay-For-Success Watch: Q&A With Molly Baldwin of Roca, Inc.
There are dozens of potential pay-for-success (PFS) ventures that are being gauged for feasibility, or have moved into a planning stage. But few of these projects, in which funders assume risk and taxpayers only pay if certain benchmarks are met, have actually gotten off the ground.
With Juveniles, the World Should Not Follow Our Lead
by Liz Ryan The United States has the obscene distinction of being number one in the world for the worst policies on the treatment of youth in the justice system, and youth of color bear the brunt of our harsh and regressive policies.
Reducing Recidivism: States Deliver Results
NRRC compiled copious data on reconviction, recidivism and revocations among adult offenders in eight states that have made efforts to improve their reentry process. All eight states saw a reduction in their own definition of recidivism, and the report highlights the new projects and ventures undertaken to help drive those rates down.