A Seminole County jail deputy was fired last month after his supervisors found he repeatedly did not complete mandatory checks on detained juveniles — as
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Representative Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), Vice Chair of the House Judiciary Committee, helped lead the bipartisan passage of the Justice for
More than 1,600 incarcerated children across the country have tested positive for COVID-19 as of mid-August, leaving experts and youth advocates raising questions whether authorities
Isolation. Timeout. Lockdown. The hole.
Solitary confinement goes by many names, and it can be employed as arbitrarily as the language used to define it.
Forty-two states permit some youth to be included on their sex-offender registry, even though research shows that only small fractions of juvenile sex offenders recidivate
The juvenile justice system was created 120 years ago to reform and rehabilitate “wayward” youth to ensure they had the opportunity to achieve productive futures
Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s administration announced Friday a planned overhaul of the state’s juvenile justice system whose hallmark is a move from juvenile facilities that mimic
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