Juvenile Justice

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Solitary Confinement

Scott Peyton | October 29, 2019
In my former career as a probation and parole officer, several events completely changed how I viewed my job.  One such event occurred when I was a juvenile probation…

Sentencing reform is critical for youth in the justice system

Marc Levin | September 17, 2018
This article by Marc Levin and Jody Kent Lavy, executive director of the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth, originally appeared in The Hill September 16, 2018. As states…

Juvenile justice still isn’t in Louisiana

Elain Ellerbe | June 20, 2018
Photo credit: Matthew Hinton of The Advocate  Long before Louisiana dived into reforming its criminal justice system lawmakers restructured the state’s juvenile system with the passage of the Juvenile…
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