disproportionate minority confinement
In California, Data Shows a Widening Racial Gap As Juvenile Incarceration Has Declined
In the past two decades, the number of youth who are detained or incarcerated by juvenile justice systems has plummeted, a trend largely attributable to declining arrest rates and buffered by intentional system reform.
The OJJDP Should Strengthen JJDPA’s Rules on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Youth Justice System
We are living at a time when race is central to the national dialogue about justice and the need to transform our broken justice system is an increasing part of the public consciousness.
Praise, and Criticism, for NCCD on Disparity Research
The Chronicle of Social Change reported yesterday on new research about racial disparity in juvenile facilities in the wake of a decade that saw the juvenile incarceration rate drop 41 percent.
Racial Disparity in Juvenile Facilities Increased as Overall Incarceration Plummeted, Report Says
Racial disparity in juvenile facilities may have widened as the overall number of youths declined in recent years, according to a report released today by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency.