477 ABA Journal Juvenile Justice articles.
Back in the 1990s, Sinbad from the X-men, the Mayor from Castlegate, and Butch from Intervale were hailed as critical components of the “Boston Miracle,” an innovative crime-fighting effort featuring…
Jul 19, 2007 8:45 PM CDT
A simmering controversy over a series of insensitive remarks recently made by Miami area judges has heated up further, following the resignation of a Broward County jurist chairing the court’s…
Jul 18, 2007 8:35 PM CDT
Throughout the country, prisons are run in a paramilitary manner that seems to work for men. But it’s not nearly as effective for young women, experts believe.
So, as the…
Jul 16, 2007 6:35 PM CDT
Two 16-year-old girls in London told their parents they were taking a short trip across the English Channel to France in late June for a six-day school trip.
Jul 12, 2007 8:13 PM CDT
Too young to drive, a 14-year-old gang member in California allegedly was chauffeured by his mother, along with six buddies, to a Long Beach park on June 25 in order…
Jul 12, 2007 3:07 AM CDT
An 11-year-old Florida girl has been charged with drunken driving after a high-speed chase in Alabama in which she clocked more than 100 mph before sideswiping another vehicle and crashing…
Jul 6, 2007 8:45 PM CDT
Two girls, age 10 and 12, are being held by Enid, Okla., authorities for allegedly breaking into a neighboring home as Sheila Wells slept, kidnapping her 1-year-old son, Brandon, at…
Jul 6, 2007 5:11 PM CDT
Effectively admitting that it made a mistake two years ago, the Illinois legislature passed a law yesterday saying that juveniles convicted of sex offenses no longer have to register publicly…
May 30, 2007 7:03 PM CDT
Standing before a Florida judge in an oversize white prison jumpsuit and shackles, a 10-year-old boy was convicted of aggravated battery yesterday for throwing a brick at a homeless man.
May 11, 2007 9:21 PM CDT
Sixty-six employees at the Texas Youth Commission have been fired because they had felony arrest records, according to a state official leading an investigation.
Among them were a case manager…
May 3, 2007 1:29 PM CDT
Houston-area prosecutors report an “alarming trend” of children assaulting their parents.
Apr 13, 2007 6:34 PM CDT
Restorative Justice Program Helps Inmates Understand the Impact of Their Crimes
Jan 1, 2004 8:00 AM CST
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