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The Closing of the Massachusetts Reform Schools and the Legacy of Jerome Miller

The Closing of the Massachusetts Reform Schools and the Legacy of Jerome Miller Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, January 4, 2012

The Closing of the Massachusetts Reform Schools and the Legacy of Jerome Miller

The Closing of the Massachusetts Reform Schools and the Legacy of Jerome Miller Youth Today, December 19, 2011

40th anniversary of Massachusetts juvenile justice reform
Next year marks the 40th anniversary of the closure of Massachusetts' youth training schools; instigating a massive and sweeping juvenile justice reform effort led by Dr. Jerome Miller. CJCJ is celebrating Dr. Miller's success and legacy this month, with a video blog by Dr. Miller's close friend and former colleague, Executive Director Daniel Macallair: http://bit.ly/tNkNUn Also this month, the Annie E. Casey Foundation is holding a Symposium entitled, "Shutting Down the Massachusetts…
Justice Policy Journal - Volume 6, Number 1 - Spring 2009
(ISSN 1530-3012) From the editor The Myth of a Fair Criminal Justice System The Imprisonment Insights of Female Inmates: Identity & Cognitive Shifts for Exiting a Criminal Lifestyle Predictors of recidivism across major age groups of parolees in Texas Incentives and Obstacles to Drug Court Implementation: Observations of Drug Court Judges and Administrators Criminal Record Policies and Private Employers From the editor By Elizabeth Brown, Ph.D., and Randall G. Shelden,…
Remembering Lloyd Ohlin
The death of Lloyd Ohlin in December 2008 was a great loss to the juvenile justice reform world because he was a scholar and a reformer.  A University of Chicago trained sociologists, Professor Ohlin was best known for his seminal work Delinquency and Opportunity, which he co-authored with Richard Cloward another prominent sociologist.   Published in 1960, the book is considered a classic because it was a thorough examination of the influence of social conditions such as poverty on…

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