Our Girls, Our Future
Baltimore is at the beginning of a substantial effort to reform policing and its criminal justice system, but the experiences of Black girls in Baltimore City Public School System (“BCPSS”)—and the pathways that lead to their involvement with the justice systems— have been largely overlooked in this process.
The Pedagogy of pathologization: Dis/abled girls of color in the school-prison nexus
Linking powerful first-person narratives with structural analysis, The Pedagogy of Pathologization explores the construction of criminal identities in schools via the intersections of race, disability, and gender. amid the prevalence of targeted mass incarceration.
Out of Sight, Out of Mind: How the Lack of Post Dispositional Advocacy in Juvenile Court Increases the Risk of Recidivism and Institutional Abuse
This Essay argues that review hearings and postdispositional advocacy, which are often the lowest priority for delinquency attorneys and the court system, have the power to reduce recidivism, decrease juvenile justice expenditures, and prevent institutional abuse.
Challenges Facing Crossover Youth: An Examination of Juvenile Justice Decision Making and Recidivism
They have significant educational problems, high rates of placement changes and high rates of substance abuse and mental health problems, and when they enter the juvenile justice system, they are more likely to stay longer and penetrate deeper into the system then their nonmaltreated counterparts.
Juvenile Court Referrals and the Public Schools: Nature and Extent of the Practice in Five States
Instead of addressing serious weapons violations, zero-tolerance policies led to an increased reliance on suspensions and expulsions for minor disciplinary infraction. In fact, there is little evidence that zero-tolerance policies resulted in improved school safety. Instead, researchers found that schools dedicated greater time and resources to school discipline.
For Better or Worse: Intimate Relationships as Sources of Risk or Resilience for Girls’ Delinquency
This article introduces the contributions to the special section and considers both the lessons provided and the directions needed for future research devoted to understanding girls' delinquency and aggression.