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Assistant Attorney General Mason Blogs about Rethinking Youth Incarceration

December 22, 2016


AAG Mason

In a new blog post on the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) website, Assistant Attorney General Karol V. Mason discusses the drawbacks of incarcerating youth. The blog highlights a meeting that OJP hosted on October 21 where Mason joined OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee, National Institute of Justice Director Nancy Rodriguez, and juvenile justice experts for a conversation about youth incarceration.

Resources:

Read the recent paper by the National Institute of Justice-funded Harvard Executive Session on Community Corrections.

Learn more about alternatives to incarceration on the OJJDP website.

View and download OJJDP’s "Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2014: Selected Findings."

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