Rethinking Juvenile Justice Reform in Connecticut

Posted by Lori Moore, MST Services

Dec 3, 2015 8:30:00 AM

Raising the age

When does a kid become an adult? When do you move a violator from juvenile to adult court? In North Carolina,16-year-olds are considered adults. In other states, including Connecticut, the age is 18.

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Topics: juvenile justice, CT juvenile justice reform, juvenile justice system

How Connecticut Turned Around Its Juvenile Justice System

Posted by Julie Revaz

Nov 6, 2014 10:00:00 AM

Fewer than 15 years ago, Connecticut’s network of contracted programs to rehabilitate juvenile offenders was in jeopardy. The programs were not producing good enough results to justify their cost. And yet, in the past five years, there has been a 40-percent decrease in arrests. So, how did Connecticut turn the tide?ct

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Topics: juvenile justice, CT juvenile justice reform

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