The Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) is a nationwide coalition of State Advisory Groups (SAGs), organizations, individuals, youth, and allies dedicated to preventing children and youth from becoming involved in the courts and upholding the highest standards of care when youth are charged with wrongdoing and enter the justice system.
Go to their link and read the “Four Core Requirements” of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Act (JJDPA) which was recently signed into law (2018) reauthorizing and substantially amending the Act.
Select one of the Requirements and read through it thoroughly. Be sure to click on the “Fact Sheet” link embedded in the explanation portion.
The following questions should be answered in your initial post:
- Do the facts support the Requirement?