The Justice Department Compares the School-to-Prison Pipeline to Racial Segregation
Meridian, Mississippi, is the latest district to face consequences for disproportionately punishing black students.
Should We Re-Consider Giving Juvenile Offenders Gentler Treatment?
The arrest of three runaway boys for a horrific rape shines light on New York City’s latest program for troubled youth.
Protecting Juvenile Offenders From Adult Inmates, and From Themselves
The only federal law that regulates detention conditions for juveniles is due for an upgrade.
Why Juvenile Justice Should Start—and Stay—at Home
Texas A&M researchers explain how community-based programs rehabilitate juvenile offenders better, and for less money, than correctional facilities.
Sealing Criminal Records for the Possibility of Redemption
Cory Booker and Rand Paul’s REDEEM Act.
The Persistent Problem of Sexual Assault in Prison
Abuse continues, and oversight is getting harder.
Study: More Black Juveniles Sentenced to Life Without Parole
As the U.S. Supreme Court gets ready to examine life without parole for juvenile killers, a new study identifies the racial and sociological backstories of the existing prisoners.