Report by the Justice Policy Institute outlining the costs of juvenile incarceration.
Op-ed by YLC Staff Attorney Sue Burrell on the cost of juvenile detention published by the Sacramento Bee
PDF of blog by Sue Burrell written for the National Council on Crime and Delinquency’s website regarding the California Legislature’s role in fxing the State’s jvuenile justice system.
Blog by Sue Burrell appearing on the website of National Council of Crime & Delinquency regarding California Legislature’s role in fixing state’s juvenile justice system.
Realizing the state could not afford to comply with the Farrell consent decree, in 2007, policy-makers acted to reduce the number of youth offenders housed in state facilities by enacting realignment legislation which shifted responsibility to the counties for all but the most serious youth offenders. This major step had long been recommended by youth […]
Hand out at the DJJ Realignment Symposium on SB 81.
Power point presentation at the DJJ Realignment symposium on SB 81, realignment.
Panel discusses juvenile justice reform in Connecticut, California and Texas.
This is an op ed piece summing up juvenile justice reform in the first part of the 21st century. It takes the position that we are moving away from the punitive attitudes of the 1980’s and 1990’s and toward a vision for juvenile justice that is more in keepiing with what we now know about […]
On October 19, 2010, the Public Safety budget trailer bill, A.B. 1628, was signed into law by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, effective immediately upon this date of enactment. This new law included language that amends the Welfare & Institutions Code (WIC) and reorganizes and realigns juvenile parole from the California Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) to […]