On Juvenile Justice, Feds Squeezing States from Both Sides
When it comes to juvenile justice, the federal government’s growing interest in regulating standards, and its waning interest in rewarding states for meeting those standards, are two sides of a vise that could threaten to squeeze states out of participation in the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA).
Obama’s New Juvenile Justice Rules: What To Know
The Justice Department last week published proposed new rules related to the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) that will require most states to make significant improvements or face the loss of federal funds at a time when the appropriation has dropped significantly.
Coalition for Juvenile Justice Names Marie Williams to be Executive Director
The Coalition for Juvenile Justice hired from within and made Marie Williams’ its executive director. Williams has led the 30-year-old, D.C.-based coalition of state advisory groups on juvenile justice since August, when its longtime executive director Nancy Gannon-Hornberger left to run Social Advocates for Youth San Diego.