Reducing Justice System Inequality

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The criminal justice system reinforces and deepens inequalities among young people in America. This issue takes stock of the policies, programs, and practices that may reduce those inequalities at each stage of the process, from police stops on the street through sentencing and incarceration. It also examines how schools and foster care contribute to justice system inequality—and how they can help relieve it—as well as how to best help the children of incarcerated parents.

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