Corey Glassman of California was 16 years old when he murdered a fellow high school student. The changes he made that helped earn his freedom raise questions: How much do we as a society believe that violent young people are redeemable? Are they worth the risk of a second chance?
This Election Day, a Victim’s Rights Amendment Could Impact Pennsylvania’s Juvenile Justice System
Tuesday’s election offers us many opportunities to make change — from candidates to resolutions. One of most importance to me personally and professionally is Pennsylvania’s ballot referendum on Marsy’s Law, a proposed Constitutional amendment that would “grant certain rights to crime victims, including being treated with fairness, respect and dignity.”
Election Night 2018: Impact On Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice and Other Youth Issues
The votes are in! America voted in potentially record numbers yesterday for a midterm election season. As a result, control of the House of Representatives has changed, 20 states will have new governors, and myriad ballot initiatives were approved and rejected.
Election Day: What’s on the Ballot for Youth and Families (Updated with Results)
Note: This article has been updated with results for each ballot measure. Today’s much-anticipated elections include 36 gubernatorial races, and House and Senate campaigns that could change the balance of power in Washington.