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Selena Teji on California's Broken Juvenile Detention System

Selena Teji on California's Broken Juvenile Detention System Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, August 18, 2011

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The epidemic of abuse continues
In my most recent post I said that I would continue my investigation of what I termed an "epidemic" of abuse inside juvenile institutions.  This led me first to the state of Mississippi. In Mississippi the situation has become so bad that a special web site has been set up devoted to following the issue. It is called "A Mississippi Gulag ." Back in 2002 the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) began an investigation of the conditions inside the Oakley Training School in Raymond,…
More Abuse in Youth Prisons
In the two most recent blogs, Dan Macallair called attention to the continued abuse being reported by the news media.  He first noted reports dating back to the 19 th century in the San Francisco Industrial School, noting that this was an institution created in an era that began with the New York House of Refuge, which was abusive in the extreme and eventually had to be closed.   Then he jumped on the proverbial "time machine" and took us to present-day Texas and California -- same story, more…
Abuse in Youth Correctional Institutions
One of the most common examples of widespread abuse in American juvenile correctional institutions is the callous and malicious treatment often employed by institutional staff.  Institutional abuse can mean many things, but usually refers to the physical or emotional cruelty inflicted on youth by staff. This pernicious reality has been constant throughout American history since the opening of the nation's first youth correctional facility in 1825 - the New York House of Refuge. Occasionally,…
The San Francisco Industrial School and the Origins of Juvenile Justice in California: A Glance at the Great Reformation
The San Francisco Industrial School and the Origins of Juvenile Justice in California: A Glance at the Great Reformation
Emerging from Darkness: Reinventing San Francisco's Juvenile Justice System

The juvenile justice system should be viewed as one element along a continuum of social institutions designed to foster social development. 

Reforming Hawaii's Juvenile Correctional System: Program Recommendations to the Hawai'i Legislature

Policy recommendations following a review and evaluation of juvenile correctional programs administered by the Hawai'i Department of Corrections.

Public Safety With Care: A Model System For Juvenile Justice In Hawai'i

An evaluation and workable plan for phasing Hawaii's juvenile justice system into a deinstitutionalized, community-based model of care.

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