juvenile justice realignment
Fresno County Settles Suit, Boosts Public Input Into Juvenile Justice Plan
Child advocates and Fresno County have reached a prompt settlement in a lawsuit over allegations that the California county was not adequately including the community in developing its juvenile justice realignment plan.
As Juvenile Arrests Plummet, California Still Investing in Incarceration Facilities
Note: This story was updated on July 23 to reflect the correct job title of a source. Despite California’s steep decline in juvenile crime and incarceration rates, the state is spending millions of dollars helping counties finance the renovation and expansion of juvenile halls and camps.