Results related to “juvenile justice”
by Julianne Hing on May 14 2014, 3:24PM
The county used to charge $150 for adults to apply to see if they were eligible to seal their juvenile records.
by Julianne Hing on May 9 2014, 5:28PM
Parents are charged $25 a day every day that their child is locked up, and that’s just one of many fees assessed for kids in the juvenile justice system.
by Jamilah King on October 4 2013, 12:03PM
A new video from the ACLU is hard to watch, but the problem is difficult to ignore.
by Jamilah King on June 6 2013, 12:06PM
Rape and sexual assault are frighteningly prevalent in the juvenile justice system.
by Julianne Hing on March 22 2013, 2:17PM
“For Mississippi it’s really a glorious day.”
by Julianne Hing on March 15 2013, 4:58PM
The youthful transgressions of yore are landing kids in jail today. It doesn’t have to be that way.
by Julianne Hing on March 1 2013, 9:00AM
Thanks to falling youth crime rates and cash-strapped states (seriously), juveniles are less likely to land in prison. But when it comes to racial disparities, the devil remains in the details.
by Julianne Hing on December 19 2012, 1:57PM
The Shelby County juvenile justice system is especially and disproportionately harsh on black kids, while denying kids of all races their basic due process rights.
by Nia King on December 3 2012, 8:42AM
Colorlines readers respond to the shocking details of a Mississippi school-to-prison pipeline.
by Julianne Hing on November 26 2012, 9:34AM
Wearing the wrong color socks, talking back to a teacher and being late are all infractions that landed Cedric Green in jail. The Justice Department says there are many more students like him.
by Kai Wright on May 18 2010, 10:46AM
The Supreme Court reined in juvenile imprisonment yesterday with a ruling that restricts states from locking up minors for life without parole for non-homicide convictions. The ruling expands on a 2005 decision that barred states from executing minors. CNN quotes…
Topics: Criminal Justice