House JJDPA Bill: Probably Not in Time, But A Notable Step
For the first time in many moons, the House Education and the Workforce Committee has acted on a bill to reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA). It might be too late to mean something for this year, but it is a necessary step forward if JJDPA is ever going to see an update.
House Juvenile Justice Hearing: Kline Stays Mum on JJDPA Reauthorization
For the first time in years, The House Education and the Workforce Committee publicly discussed juvenile justice yesterday. Scores of advocates, and the committee’s Democratic leadership, hope to translate that into legislation.
House Ed/Workforce Hearing on Juvenile Justice Scheduled for October 8
After years of silence on the issue of juvenile justice, House Education and the Workforce Committee Chair John Kline (R-Minn.) will hold a hearing on juvenile justice. The hearing, “Reviewing the Juvenile Justice System and How It Serves At-Risk Youth,” will be held at the Capitol Visitors Center at 10am on October 8th.