New Report on Girls in the Juvenile Justice System Highlights State and Local Reforms

February 2013
Juvenile Justice Update;Feb/Mar2013, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p3
The article discusses the report Improving the Juvenile Justice System for Girls: Lessons from the States released by the Georgetown Center on Poverty, Inequality and Public Policy located in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. It mentions that the report contains case studies that have implemented reforms to improve jurisdictions regarding female offenders. It highlights that the Office of juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has published guidelines for reform works.


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