National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform
To Build a Positive Youth Justice System, Follow These Three Steps
The juvenile justice system has proven to be ineffective, harmful and excessively expensive. Overwhelming evidence shows that involvement in the juvenile justice system in and of itself produces negative outcomes for young people.
Justice Reform Experts Call for Complete Overhaul of L.A.’s Probation Department
A 500-page report presented at the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday recommended sweeping changes to the county’s probation department, including a complete restructuring of the department to separately handle adult and juvenile cases.