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Planning for the future of justice-involved youth
- Kate McCracken, Dec 26, 2013
Dispositional case planning is the heart of juvenile probation services. It is the art of crafting a case plan presented to the Judge describing the recommended provision of services for the justice-involved youth.
Nigeria’s evolving juvenile justice system
- Selena Teji, Jun 18, 2013
An article by Iyabode Ogunniran discussing the evolution of juvenile justice in Nigeria was released in the Spring 2013 edition of the Justice Policy Journal today.
Charging Youth as Adults: What's the Impact?
- Dec 11, 2012
- The juvenile justice system works best when it rehabilitates youthful offenders and gives them the life skills to succeed. To solely emphasize punishment, neither serves the best interest of the youth nor of society-at-large. However, there remains an underlying tension between punishment and rehabilitation, specifically when the youth is charged with a particularly offensive crime. Given these circumstances, states across the country have transfer procedures in place, which can transfer…
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