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Reforming Juvenile Justice: A Developmental Approach



The past decade has seen an explosion of knowledge about adolescent development, the neurological underpinnings of adolescent behavior, and the pathways by which youths become delinquent. The report, Reforming Juvenile Justice: A Developmental Approach, takes an in-depth look at evidence on adolescent development and on effective responses to adolescent offending.  Richard Bonnie, the vice-chair of the committee that wrote the report, explains its major findings.

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