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Youth Prison

Locked Up: What Is A Youth Prison?

Liz Ryan | Posted 07.11.2016 | Crime
Liz Ryan

In juvenile justice, size matters. Larger isn't better. In fact, it's worse. A youth detention or correctional facility over 25-30 beds is considered large, one of the key traits of a youth prison.

Restorative Justice Is on the Rise

Molly Rowan Leach | Posted 09.22.2013 | Crime
Molly Rowan Leach

Restorative Justice is not about excusing crime or letting people off the hook. It's not about forcing forgiveness or even about forgiveness per se. What Restorative Justice is makes it the most powerful answer to the justice predicament that we've yet seen.

Sad News About California Youth

The Contra Costa Times | Theresa Harrington | Posted 04.29.2013 | San Francisco

California has more incarcerated youth than any other state in the nation and has the 11th-highest youth confinement rate, according to a report relea...

Minority Youth In Colorado Tried As Adults More Often That White Youth Offenders

The Colorado Independent | Joseph Boven | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Lopsided percentages of young people charged as adults in Colorado courts appear to be ethic minority youth, an apparent bias rights activists suggest...