Justice

Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act Reauthorized, Heads to Trump’s Desk

For the first time since 2002, the law governing national juvenile justice standards has been reauthorized by Congress. The bill will now head to President Trump’s desk, possibly ending a long string of disappointments for […]

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Juvenile Justice Division a Likely Victim in Massive Culling of Justice Department

The Trump Administration plans to cut thousands of Department of Justice positions, which may mean a 25 percent (or more) culling of the already tiny 60-person federal agency focused on juvenile justice, according to several […]

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Girls Are Growing Proportion of Juvenile Arrests, Frequently Locked Up for Minor Offenses

Girls make up a larger proportion of juvenile arrests than ever before, and are far more frequently locked up for low-level offenses than boys, according to a research bulletin published recently by the federal Office of […]

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Caren Harp Sworn In As Head of Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Former Arkansas prosecutor Caren Harp, President Trump’s pick to serve as administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), was sworn in on Friday and has taken over for Acting Administrator Eileen […]