Category Archives: Reports

What We Missed

Apologies for the lack of recent posting; I’ve been off the grid this week.  If you ever find yourself missing the blog, however, please remember to check out the Juvenile Justice Blog Facebook page, as there are frequent links there … Continue reading

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End Silence: Youth Speaking Up about Sexual Abuse in Custody

The title of this post is the title of a series of new graphic novels for youth in custodial settings from the Project on Addressing Prison Rape. These graphic novels are a first step in reaching out to youth in juvenile … Continue reading

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From Poverty to Stigma to Poor Health Among Teens

Because I have recently written on the criminalization of poverty in the context of the juvenile court system (see Delinquent by Reason of Poverty), news of this study grabbed my attention.  It confirms the profound impact that socio-economic status has … Continue reading

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Office of Justice Programs (DOJ) Releases Fact Sheet on Drug Courts

So-called “juvenile specialty courts” have developed at a quick pace over the past decade, with drug courts being the most pervasive.  Typically established by local judges, these specialty dockets are intended to provide children with individualized attention in the kind … Continue reading

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Growing Up LGBT in America

The title of this post is the title of a new study of 10,000 youth ages 13-17 issued by the Human Rights Campaign.  The study is the largest known survey of LGBT youth. A major finding was that LGBT youth are twice … Continue reading

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