399 ABA Journal Juvenile Justice articles.
Aug 14, 2018 3:00 PM CDT
Jun 1, 2018 12:25 AM CDT
The needs of homeless youth were addressed in resolutions passed by the ABA House of Delegates on Monday.
The ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty sponsored two resolutions at…
Feb 5, 2018 10:20 PM CST
A Wisconsin teen who pleaded guilty to trying to kill a friend to curry favor with the fictional Slender Man character was sentenced to 40 years in a psychiatric hospital…
Feb 2, 2018 9:19 AM CST
The ABA is calling for swift action by the U.S. Senate to pass a bipartisan sentencing reform bill.
The Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017 (S. 1917) was…
Jan 9, 2018 10:19 AM CST
One California county is giving its citizens something that’s not typically on offer from the U.S. justice system: a refund.
This week, the Contra Costa County probation department will begin…
Jan 8, 2018 12:15 PM CST
Jan 1, 2018 1:25 AM CST
A Pennsylvania man decided to pay it back with an honest gesture after he benefited from a U.S. Supreme Court decision finding life sentences for juveniles to be unconstitutional.
Nov 10, 2017 7:00 AM CST
Nov 1, 2017 12:05 AM CDT
Nov 1, 2017 12:01 AM CDT
After years of sending youths to solitary confinement for days, weeks and even months at a time, the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice has taken drastic steps to reduce the…
Oct 26, 2017 1:44 PM CDT
Gov. Jerry Brown of California signed into law on Oct. 11, a sweeping package of criminal justice reform bills including a ban on the practice of billing parents for…
Oct 12, 2017 3:44 PM CDT
Jun 1, 2017 4:00 AM CDT
The parents of a suburban Chicago teen have filed a lawsuit blaming their son’s suicide on an 18-minute interrogation conducted by a police officer and dean at his high school…
May 25, 2017 7:00 AM CDT
The district attorney in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, is criticizing a judge who suggested a $1 fine for each inappropriate touch in a juvenile’s harassment case.
Mike Manko, a spokesman for…
May 5, 2017 10:13 AM CDT