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Georgia passes juvenile justice reforms

The Georgia House recently passed a juvenile justice reform bill which will save an estimated $85 million over five years and “reduce recidivism by focusing on out-of-home facilities on serious offenders and investing in evidence-based programs,” according to a Pew report. This bill addresses findings by the Special Council on Criminal Justice Reform for Georgians, which found that the state’s juvenile justice system was producing poor results despite high costs. Read the full report here.

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