Hearing on the reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, which was first written in 1974 with the goal of supporting statesAi actions to prevent youth crime and to provide core protections for children. The law recognized that clear biological differences between teenagers and adults meant that youth should not be treated in the same manner as adults. Witnesses: Michael Belton, Ramsey County, MN, Dep. Dir. of Juvenile Corrections; Scott Burns, Exec. Dir., National DAAis Assoc.; A. Hasan Davis, Dep. Commissioner for Operations, Kentucky Dept. of Juvenile Justice; Tracy McClard, Parent; John Solberg, Exec. Dir., Rawhide Boys Ranch, New London, WI; Steven Teske, Judge, Clayton County Juvenile Court, GA. Illus.And lastly, Mr. Scott, may I say, to deference to Mr. Solberg, that even as a judge, when I do have that smaller targeted population that do present a higher risk to the community and they have to be ... And they need to be incentivized to do it.
|Title||:||Reforming the Juvenile Justice System to Improve Children's Lives and Public Safety|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2010-11|