NFL players speak out for justice, and other incarceration and criminal justice news from this week for you to catch up on.
By Emily Harris Greene
June 9, 2017CNN | Criminal Justice Reform | Glover Quinn | Housing | Jeff Sessions | Johnson Budemosi | LA Times | Malcolm Jenkins | NFL | Sun Sentinel | The Atlantic | The Restorative Justice Community Court | The Shriver Brief | Trump Administration | Tyrus McCloud
Although the number of children in detention centers has dramatically decreased over the past 15 years, there are still an estimated 55,000 juveniles behind bars. Regardless of whether they have committed a crime, they have the right to an education that must be provided for while in the detention center.
By Breanna Atkinson
June 9, 2016Creating a Constructive Prison Culture | education | Juvenile Justice | The Atlantic
On the front cover of the July/August issue of The Atlantic, a young woman with thick curly hair props her months-old son on her lap. The walls behind her are decorated with a farmyard scene. She could be anywhere. Her son's room.
By Zoe Erler
November 4, 2015BAMBI | Mary Byrne | Prison Born | prison nurseries | recidivism | Rene Spitz | The Atlantic