Juvenile Justice


House reconciliation bill would remove misguided tax penalty on students with drug records
Jillian Snider

From AEI:

More than 20 organizations signed a letter supporting the 2019 bills. The organizations spanned the ideological spectrum, with the American Conservative Union, the R Street Institute,…

, Unbias the News
No facing away: Why India’s facial recognition system is bad news for minorities – Unbias The News
Nila Bala

From Unbias the News:

Across the world, facial recognition technology has played a role in wrongful arrests, intrusive surveillance and crackdown on protests. It is now outlawed in 13 US…

Conservative, Center-Right, and Libertarian Organizations Support Ending Fees and Fines for Youth
Jillian Snider

We are organizations and advocates that share in a desire for a free and open society that limits government interference and supports individual liberties. We are calling for an end to the…

, Miami Herald
One Florida county found the right way to keep youth out of the criminal justice system
Noella Sudbury

Juvenile courts handle approximately 750,000 delinquency cases each year in the United States, costing taxpayers millions of dollars. Many of these cases involve relatively minor offenses —…

, The Center Square
Pennsylvania’s Juvenile Justice Task Force can help the state’s youth and save money
Noella Sudbury

Each year, about 18,000 kids in the state of Pennsylvania have some type of contact with the criminal justice system. Most of these young people are in trouble for relatively minor behaviors, like…

Organizations Across the Country and Political Spectrum Support Eliminating Oregon’s Juvenile Fees and Fines (Senate Bill 817)
Steven Greenhut

Dear Chairs Johnson, Steiner Hayward, and Rayfield, and Vice-Chairs Girod, Gomberg, and Smith:

As national organizations across the political spectrum, we urge you to support passage of Senate…

R Street Institute applauds juvenile justice reform efforts in Pennsylvania
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (June 23, 2021)––On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Task Force released a report that examined the state’s juvenile justice system and included 35 recommendations for…

A Legislative Guide to Safely Reducing Out-of-Home Placements for Youth
Noella Sudbury


The incarceration rate for youth is steadily declining, and so is youth crime. Over the past decade, the number of minors committing violent crimes and property offenses has dropped…

Lawmakers Should Pursue Alternatives to Out-of-Home Placements for Youth
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (June 16, 2021)—While the rate of out-of-home placements for justice-involved youth is declining, children are still being removed from their homes for relatively minor behavior. For…

, Senator Jon Ossoff
Sen. Ossoff Pushes for Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Legislation to Expunge Records for Nonviolent Juvenile Offenses
Anthony Lamorena

The legislation is endorsed by the following organizations: American Conservative Union, Anti-Recidivism Coalition, Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth, Coalition for Juvenile Justice, Dream…

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