juvenile justice

Case Dropped Against Mississippi Child Arrested For Public Urination

11-year-old Quantavious Eason was sentenced to serve three months probation and to write a two-page book report on the late basketball legend Kobe Bryant.

Despite Outcry, Judge Keeps Black Teen Girl In Detention For Not Doing Homework

Protesters accuse the system of racial discrimination.

Sens. Cory Booker and Rand Paul Team Up to Take a Bite Out of Crime

Senators introduce bill to fix criminal justice system.

My Brother's Keeper Update: Mentors Wanted

The initiative's task force releases progress report.
U.S. Department of Justice, Mississippi

DOJ Says Mississippi County Operating School-to-Prison Pipeline

In Meridian, suspended students go directly to jail.

Commentary: Lifting Mandatory Life Terms for Juveniles Is Right Decision

Children can change. Give them a second chance.

Commentary: Supreme Court Knocks Down Mandatory Life for Children

The justice system can be improved for Black children.

Commentary: Contemplating National Crime Victims’ Week

Life-without-parole sentences for children needs revisiting.