Juvenile Justice

Publications

Testimony In SUPPORT of House Bills 4133-46 Raise the Age
Jesse Kelley

Chairman Filler and members of the committee:

My name is Jesse Kelley. I manage criminal justice state
policies as a government affairs specialist for the R Street Institute, a
nonprofit,…

Policy Opportunities For Handling Juvenile Criminal Justice Records
Media Coverage

From The Brookings Institute:

MS. MOONEY: Hi, my name is Emily Mooney and I work on the criminal justice team at the R Street Institute. So one of the things that all of the panelists addressed…

Testimony On Adjustments to CRS Report Formatting Before the House Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee
Kevin Kosar

Written testimony of Kevin R. Kosar Vice President of Policy, R Street Institute Before the House of Representatives Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee

April 2, 2019

Thank you,…

Shifting the Paradigm on Youth Probation
Emily Mooney & Jesse Kelley

“Before involving the youth justice system, society should better empower parents, educators and community partners to serve as the first line of defense. Involving the justice system when youth…

Testimony In SUPPORT of SB 969, “AN ACT relating to the prosecution of juveniles as adults; prescribing an effective date; providing for criminal sentence reduction that requires approval by a two-thirds majority.”
Jesse Kelley

March 28,
2019

Senate
Committee on Judiciary

My name is Jesse Kelley, and I am the Government
Affairs Specialist for the R Street Institute, which is a nonprofit,
nonpartisan public policy…

, No Place For A Child
No Place For A Child Campaign

2019 Florida Regular Session

No Place for a Child is a diverse, nonpartisan coalition of organizations committed to bringing change to Florida that has proven to be more effective for young…

Florida Prosecutors Need to Limit Direct File of Juveniles Until Legislation Protects Them
Jesse Kelley

The state of Florida sends more juveniles through the adult court system than does any other state in the country. In 2018 alone, the number of children directly filed into the adult court…

Testimony In SUPPORT of HB 659, “AN ACT concerning Juvenile Law – Continued Detention – Minimum Age.”
Jesse Kelley

March 26, 2019

Senate Judicial
Proceedings Committee

My name is Jesse Kelley, and I am the Government Affairs
Specialist for the R Street Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan public…

Testimony In SUPPORT of HB 575, “AN ACT relating to direct filing of an information.”
Jesse Kelley

March 26, 2019

House Criminal
Justice Subcommittee

My name is Jesse Kelley, and I am the Government Affairs
Specialist for the R Street Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan public…

In SUPPORT of HB 344, “AN ACT relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.”
Jesse Kelley

Chairman Dutton and members of the committee,

My name is Jesse Kelley, and I am the Government Affairs Specialist for the R Street Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research…