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Last One over the Wall: The Massachusetts Experiment in Closing Reform Schools

Last One over the Wall: The Massachusetts Experiment in Closing Reform Schools by Jerome G. Miller 

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In Last One over the Wall: The Massachusetts Experiment in Closing Reform Schools, Jerome G. Miller writes an autobiographical account of his tenure as former head of the Massachusetts juvenile justice system during which he daringly closed reformatories and returned the juveniles to the community. Miller describes the criminality of institutions and offers insight into the political context of juvenile justice issues. Miller was the founder and president of the National Center on Institutions and Alternatives.

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Posted in Blog, Model Local Practices, Juvenile Justice

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