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Right on Crime | July 17, 2013
In this Platte Institute podcast, Senator Brad Ashford of Nebraska speaks about LB 561, a bill that institutes major reforms in the Nebraska juvenile justice system. Under the new legislation, juvenile offenders, their families, and the courts work together to develop plans that better meet the rehabilitation needs of the offender. Of particular note, the bill places more low-level offenders in community-based supervision, rather than in costly correctional facilities that produce meager results.