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Cost & Benefits of Ohio’s Juvenile Justice System

Ohio Cost & Benefits of JJ System.  This brochure, released in October 2011, illustrates the costs & benefits of investing in Ohio’s youth.

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Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

The Juvenile Justice Coalition submitted a letter to the U.S. Attorney General, recommending changes to the Department’s draft regulations for the prevention, detection, response, and monitoring of sexual abuse in custody and responding to questions posed for public comment. JJC … Continue reading

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Rightsizing Juvenile Justice in Ohio

Rightsizing Juvenile Justice in Ohio 2-16-11

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opinion commentary

The 12/20/10 edition of the Akron Beacon Journal printed an opinion commentary from the Juvenile Justice Coalition – see below: http://www.ohio.com/editorial/commentary/112172054.html With kids and crime, smart works much better than tough By Sharon Weitzenhof Published on Monday, Dec 20, 2010 … Continue reading

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Letter urges Ohio Legislature to convene, consider reforms to criminal and juvenile justice systems

On November 9, 2010, 24 signatories sent a letter to Gov. Strickland, Senate President Harris, and Speaker Budish, urging them to convene the 128th General Assembly to consider Senate Bill 22 and House Bill 235.  The letter was promoted through … Continue reading

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Juvenile Justice Reform bill

In June 2009, Ohio State Representative Tracy Maxwell Heard introduced HB 235to reform Ohio juvenile justice system.  Advocates throughout the state came together to help with this legislation.

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letter to the editor on troubled facilities

On December 2, 2010, JJC submitted letters to the editor of major Ohio newspapers regarding our concerns with ODYS facilities.

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Juvenile Detention Reform in Ohio

Rethinking Juvenile Detention in Ohio Issue Brief With support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Cincinnati Bar Foundation, the Children’s Defense Fund of Ohio, the Children’s Law Center, Inc., the Juvenile Justice Coalition – Ohio and Voices for … Continue reading

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2010 Ohio Candidate Juvenile Justice Questions

JJC has developed questions for Ohio’s citizens who are interested in juvenile justice reform to ask state candidates. The following questions & background information are offered as guidance.

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