Posts Tagged Juvenile Justice
Should Virginia consolidate some of its juvenile justice facilities?
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on September 6, 2022
The number of young people detained in Virginia’s juvenile justice system has gone down dramatically over the last few years, which is leading to a potential reorganization of the system. Michael Pope reports.
Minority children disproportionately suffer from court fees in Virginia
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on July 8, 2022
Children caught up in the court system are often harmed by fines and fees that can be extremely damaging to people struggling to make ends meet. And, as Michael Pope reports, minority children are disproportionately at risk.
One state lawmaker hopes to create his own juvenile justice work group after governor’s veto
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on May 2, 2022
Advocates for reforming juvenile justice are regrouping after a veto from the governor. Michael Pope explains why.
Advocates hope more minor peer courts pop up across Virginia
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on November 26, 2021
The effort to prevent young people from finding themselves caught up in the criminal justice system has a new tool. Michael Pope reports on the emergence of peer courts.