Politics

Massachusetts Juvenile Justice Reform Could Shield 18-Year-Olds From Adult Courts

Massachusetts could soon become the first state in the union to raise the age of jurisdiction above 18. The state’s House of Representatives this week, and Senate last month, passed by wide margins different versions of a […]

Analysis

In California, Data Shows a Widening Racial Gap As Juvenile Incarceration Has Declined

In the past two decades, the number of youth who are detained or incarcerated by juvenile justice systems has plummeted, a trend largely attributable to declining arrest rates and buffered by intentional system reform. But […]