NEW YORK, NY, March 1, 2012--In an effort to improve the judicial response to 16 and 17 year old offenders, the Center for Court Innovation is helping the New York State Court System pilot the Adolescent Diversion Program.
By Richard Curtis, Brian Ostrom, David Rottman and Michele Sviridoff
Published by Harwood Academic Publishers, this book offers the original evaluation of the country's first community court, the Midtown Community Court,examining the court's impacts on local crime, public opinion and jail expeditures.
This fact sheet distills a growing body of research about evidence-based strategies in five areas for reducing recidivism among criminal offenders: assessment, treatment, deterrence, procedural justice, and collaboration.
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The New York Academy of Medicine profiles the Queens Youth Justice Center’s Young Ladies Initiative, which provides mentorship and counseling to teenage girls who have been arrested for minor offenses.