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Read the NYT’s Editorial on the Chicago Police Task Force Accountability Report

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See JJI’s April 14 e-newsletter regarding the police accountability task force report and pending legislation in Springfield.

Read our most recent e-newsletter covering the police accountability task force report and legislation pending in Springfield regarding children in conflict with the law.  Click here.

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JJI President Elizabeth Clarke quoted in Law Review article regarding Counsel at the Station House.

Juvenile justice long time coming, but maybe Illinois bill can lead way… Law Review article by Timothy P. O’Neill, the Edward T. and Noble W. Lee Chair in Constitutional Law for 2014-15 at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Click … Continue reading

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Read commentary by Stephanie Kollman of Northwestern Child and Family Law Center

Closing Kewanee is just a start for juvenile justice reform.

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JJI Statement on IDJJ Closure of IYC Kewanee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                         Contact: Elizabeth Clarke February 12, 2016; 847-894-420 Closure of IYC Kewanee, by Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice Closure of Problematic Prison in Line with Best Practice Models for Juvenile Justice CHICAGO – The Juvenile Justice Initiative … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Clarke, President of JJI quoted in article about lllinois’ new laws aimed at keeping teens out of the state prison system.

http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-04/juvenile-justice/locking-up-fewer-kids-is-goal-of-new-illinois-law/a49662-1

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Ohio Supreme Court to review shackling children.

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Listen to WBEZ report on Redeploy Illinois and the impact of the IL budget impasse

Redeploy Illinois – and the impact of the budget impasse – was the focus of WBEZ reporting yesterday focusing mainly on the Redeploy program in Rockford (see the website coverage which includes a map of all Redeploy sites)…..and the story … Continue reading

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Read JJI’s Current Newsletter!

Click here to read our latest newsletter and learn about legislative reforms related to juvenile justice in 2015, updates on Illinois’ juvenile prisons, information on young adults and much more.

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UN-fair to take place on December 12, 2015!

  The Collaborative to End INJustice/DMC is hosting an UN-Fair on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at Benito Juarez High School at 2150 S. Laflin Street in Chicago, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Un-Fair is a community-based event designed … Continue reading

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