Juvenile Justice

Publications

In Support of Maryland SB 53 and HB 169 on Juvenile Justice Reform
Maya Szilak

Testimony from:
Maya Szilak, Resident Fellow, Criminal Justice and Civil Liberties, R Street Institute
In SUPPORT of SB 53/HB 169
January 27, 2022
Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Chairman…

In Support of Maryland SB 165 on Juvenile Justice Reform
Maya Szilak & Sarah Wall

Testimony from:
Maya Szilak, Resident Fellow, Criminal Justice and Civil Liberties, R Street Institute
Sarah Wall, Government Affairs Region Manager, Northeast Region, R Street Institute
In…

, The Buffalo Chronicle
House reconciliation bill would remove misguided tax penalty on students with drug records
Jillian Snider

From The Buffalo Chronicle:

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

COVID-19 and Juvenile Probation: A Qualitative Examination of Emergent Challenges and Useful Strategies
Nila Bala

From Criminal Justice and Behavior:

The emergence of COVID-19 placed immediate pressure on the juvenile justice system to adapt to changes in case processing and decision-making practices….

, AEI
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…

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