County Coalition Responds to Legislation on Juvenile Justice Realignment – California State Association of Counties

August 30, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                        Contact: Sara Floor, Communications Manager 916-926-8769; email: sfloor@counties.org [1] SACRAMENTO – A coalition of California County Representatives respond to new developments in legislation related to Juvenile Justice.   The California State Association of Counties (CSAC), the Chief Probation Officers of California (CPOC), the County Behavioral...

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Canada’s Juvenile Justice System: Promoting Community-Based Responses

There have been profound changes in Canada’s juvenile justice system during the century that it has been in existence, most recently when the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA)1came into force in… There have been profound changes in Canada’s juvenile justice system during the century that it has been in existence, most recently when the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA)1came into...

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The rate of committing a crime by juveniles has considerably dropped as a result of restorative justice and diversion

Over 2300 Juveniles and young persons under 21 have been involved in the Diversion Program since 2010 November 2, 2017. Tbilisi. The conference organized by the Government of Georgia with support of EU and UNICEF aims at reviewing the results of diversion and mediation programs and implementation of restorative justice approach in the criminal proceedings. The chair of UN Child Rights Committee,...

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