Reports & Studies

Core Principles for Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System
The Council of State Governments Justice Center
November 2015

Trends in Juvenile Justice State Legislation 2011-2015
National Conference of State Legislatures
September 2015

EBA Showcases Global Footprint for Three Model Programs
Evidence-Based Associates
March 2014

I'm The Guy You Pay Later. Sheriffs, Chiefs and Prosecutors Urge America to Cut Crime by Investing Now in High Quality Early Education and Care
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids

Leading on Public Safety: 4 Governors Share Lessons Learned from Sentencing and Corrections Reform
The PEW Charitable Trusts
August 2013

Public Safety Performance Project: Georgia's 2013 Juvenile Justice Reform
The PEW Charitable Trusts
July 2013

KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot: Youth Incarceration in the United States
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
February 2013

Common Ground: Lessons Learned From Five States That Reduced Juvenile Confinement By More Than Half
Justice Policy Institute
February 2013

Juvenile Justice Reform In Connecticut: How Collaboration and Commitment Have Improved Public Safety and Outcomes for Youth
Justice Policy Institute 2012

Raising The Age of Juvenile Court Jurisdiction
Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission
February 2013

Kids Count Data Snapshot: Youth Incarceration in the United States
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
February 2013 (PDF)

Advances In Juvenile Justice Reform
The National Juvenile Justice Network (NJJN)
October 2012 (PDF)

Trends in Juvenile Justice State Legislation: 2001-2011
National Conference of State Legislatures
October 2012 Update (PDF)

Return on Investment: Evidence-Based Options to Improve Statewide Outcomes
Washington State Institute for Public Policy
April 2012 Update (PDF 345KB)

The Price of Prisons - What Incarceration Costs Taxpayers
VERA Institute of Justice
January 2012 (updated 3/20/12)

Behind The Times: FY2013
Justice Policy Institute
February 2012 (PDF 184KB)

Pay for Success: Investing in What Works, 2012
Nonprofit Finance Fund and the White House
January 2012 (PDF 300KB)

Juvenile Arrests, 2009
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
December 2011 (PDF 1.2MB)

Effects of Multisystemic Therapy Through Midlife: A 21.9-Year Follow-Up to a Randomized Clinical Trial With Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
December 2011 (PDF 2.1MB)

Federal Folly: FY2012 U.S. Department of Justice Budget Gorges on Prisons, Gouges Juvenile Justice
Justice Policy Institute
November 2011 (PDF 157KB)

No Place for Kids: The Case for Reducing Juvenile Incarceration
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
October 2011 (PDF 1.4MB)

A Technical Guide to Developing a Social Impact Bond: Criminal Justice
Social Finance
March 2011 (PDF - 1.1MB)

Campaign for Youth Justice's report, State Trends: Legislative Victories from 2005 to 2010
Campaign for Youth Justice - Read The Full Report
March 2011 (PDF - 6MB)

The Real Costs and Benefits of Change: Finding Opportunities for Reform During Difficult Fiscal Times
National Juvenile Justice Network
June 2010 (PDF - 1.5MB)

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