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Guide to the State Juvenile Justice Profiles
This bulletin introduces users to the history, content, and design of the State Juvenile Justice Profiles website. The State Juvenile Justice Profiles features rich, descriptive information and analysis regarding each state’s juvenile justice system, illustrating the uniqueness of the 51 separate juvenile justice systems in this country. Developed in collaboration with state and local juvenile justice practitioners, the State Juvenile Justice Profiles offers an evolving array of information about each state’s laws, policies, and practices, …
Advancing Accountability: Moving Toward Victim Restoration
Patricia Torbet, Melanie King, Valerie Bender
One of the goals of Pennsylvania's juvenile justice system is the 'imposition of accountability' for offenses committed. This White Paper takes the position that true accountability requires juvenile offenders to repair the harm caused by their offending behavior and to understand and acknowledge the wrongfulness of their actions, their responsibility for causing harm, and the impact of the crime on the crime victim and community. It identifies system responsibilities, restorative practices and outcomes relative to …