Testimony at a New York City Council hearing addressing the City's implementation of "Raise the Age" legislation.
by Scott Bauer October 29, 2017 Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Pandora Lobacz was trying to assert control of her classroom at Lincoln Hills youth prison when she ordered an inmate pacing in front of her desk to return to his seat. “You’re not running this classroom. I am,” Lobacz recalls the boy saying, [...]
From a panel discussion on July 15, 2015 at John Jay College, sponsored by the New York City Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice and the Research and Evaluation Center at John Jay College. https://youtu.be/nXG2w6j0oVY&rel=0
Baltimore's New Curfew Takes Effect Friday Unsupervised children must be indoors as early as 9 p.m. by Yvonne Wenger and Colin Campbell August 7, 2014 Baltimore's new curfew — among the strictest in the country — takes effect Friday amid mixed reaction, with some parents saying it could help keep youths safe and experts noting [...]
Butts, Jeffrey [committee member] with Simon Singer (2013). Current Practice in the Juvenile Justice System (Chapter 3, pp. 49-88). In Reforming Juvenile Justice: A Developmental Approach. Richard J. Bonnie, Robert L. Johnson, Betty M. Chemers, and Julie A. Schuck (Editors). Washington, DC: National Research Council of the National Academies. Report in Brief Juvenile justice is a [...]
Butts, Jeffrey A. (2013). Crime Drop II – Young People are Leading the Newest Violent Crime Decline. Research and Evaluation Data Bits [2013-02]. New York, NY: Research and Evaluation Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. During the 1980s and early 1990s, increasing numbers of arrests among juveniles and older youth were [...]