Tag Archives: DMC

Criminalizing Adolescent Behavior — The Role of Prosecutors

Criminalizing Normal Adolescent Behavior in Communities of Color:  the Role of Prosecutors in Juvenile Justice Reform, 98 Cornell Law Review 383 (2013) by Kristin Henning discusses the overrepresentation of children of color in the juvenile justice system and the obligations of the prosecutors. … Continue reading

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School-to-Prison Pipeline Analysis Using Civil Rights Data

When discussing the school-to-prison pipeline or “school push-out,” an interesting dataset comes from the U.S. Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection website.  Simply enter a school, scroll to the bottom to the section labeled “Discipline, Restraints/Seclusion, Harassment/Bullying.”  From there, … Continue reading

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