Reforming the Juvenile Justice System to Improve Children s Lives and Public Safety

We also know that when given the right kind of treatment, most of these children can turn their lives around so it is in the best interest of our nation that we provide that opportunity. But the data show a far different reality.

Reforming the Juvenile Justice System to Improve Children s Lives and Public Safety

Hearing on the reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, which was first written in 1974 with the goal of supporting states¿ actions to prevent youth crime and to provide core protections for children. The law recognized that clear biological differences between teenagers and adults meant that youth should not be treated in the same manner as adults. Witnesses: Michael Belton, Ramsey County, MN, Dep. Dir. of Juvenile Corrections; Scott Burns, Exec. Dir., National DA¿s Assoc.; A. Hasan Davis, Dep. Commissioner for Operations, Kentucky Dept. of Juvenile Justice; Tracy McClard, Parent; John Solberg, Exec. Dir., Rawhide Boys Ranch, New London, WI; Steven Teske, Judge, Clayton County Juvenile Court, GA. Illus.

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Reforming the Juvenile Justice System to Improve Children's Lives and Public Safety
Language: en
Pages: 94
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Hearing on the reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, which was first written in 1974 with the goal of supporting states¿ actions to prevent youth crime and to provide core protections for children. The law recognized that clear biological differences between teenagers and adults meant that youth
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Pages: 94
Authors: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor
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Pages: 185
Authors: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support
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The State of the World's Children 2006
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-12-31 - Publisher: United Nations

This year’s report highlights the needs of the millions of children who have not been the beneficiaries of past gains, the ones who are excluded or ‘invisible’. As the world presses ahead with the strategies, initiatives and financing needed to realize the vision of the Millennium Declaration, it must not