Is there a need for reform in the juvenile justise system in NYC?


A request has been submitted for research on the juvenile justice system in New York City. We will post what we find here.

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Here is what we found:

This is a report prepared by the Governor’s Commission on Youth, Public Safety and Justice which provides data on the juvenile justice system in NY and recommendations for improvements.

This is an article in New York Law School Law Review on the history of juvenile justice reform in New York State, as well the current state of reform and what can be done in the future to improve it. We also found another article on this topic in NY Law School Law Review:

We found a report on how the “Collective Impact” approach to juvenile justice reform made an significant impact. There is some summarized information at the link below, and you can also download the report:

And we found two open-access, peer-reviewed articles on the Public Library of Science website, one on Moffitt’s Theory of Delinquency and the other on the association between socioeconomic status and juvenile delinquency:


Hope this helps,

Team CRS

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