Disproportionate Minority Confinement in Massachusetts: Failures in Assessing and Addressing the Overrepresentation of Minorities in the Massachusetts Juvenile Justice System Report written by: Robin Dahlberg Published by: The American Civil Liberties Union Date: May 2003 Click here to go to the website. Click here to read the report.
The Pathways to Juvenile Detention Reform Series ... a part of the Juvenile Detention Reform Inititaive of the the Annie E. Casey Foundation. This series of 13 publications provides practical information for understanding and implementing juvenile detention reform based on the innovative policies and practices developed by jurisdictions participating in the Casey Foundation's Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative. Each guide offers detailed descriptions of specific detention reform strategies, along with lessons learned and technical assistance resources. Click here for more information and to visit their website.
Disproportionate Minority Contact... An Initiative of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention ... website is a resource to help States comply with the JJDP Act's DMC requirements and a source of information for all who are interested in understanding and engaged in reducing the extent of DMC. Click here to visit the DMC website.
Minorities in the Juvenile Justice System... 1999 National Report Series, Juvenile Justice Bulletin ... presents information on the overrepresentation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system and includes statistics on racial/ethnic makeup of juvenile offenders from arrest, court-processing, and confinement records. Click here to visit their website.
Minorities in the Juvenile Justice System: Research Summary By Carl Pope and William Feyerherm Published by: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Second Printing, July 1995 (First published in December 1993) Click here to download research summary.
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