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New Report Finds Incarceration for ‘Status Offenses’ Still Widespread

New Report Finds Incarceration for ‘Status Offenses’ Still Widespread
Source: Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ)

More than half of U.S. states allow children to be detained for repeated nonviolent “status offenses” such as skipping school, running away from home or possession of alcohol, a new report says.

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Legal And Law Enforcement

Supervised Visitation Research & Annotated Bibliography- January 2015

Supervised Visitation Research & Annotated Bibliography- January 2015
Source: Institute for Family Violence Studies, Florida State University

Attached you will find an updated annotated bibliography on recent research pertaining to supervised visitation.

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Legal And Law Enforcement

Alcohol Policy In The EU – State Of Play March 2015

Alcohol Policy In The EU – State Of Play March 2015
Source: European Parliamentary Research Service

The 2006 EU Alcohol Strategy officially came to an end in December 2012.

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Legal And Law Enforcement

The Human Rights Impact of Less Lethal Weapons and Other Law Enforcement Equipment

The Human Rights Impact of Less Lethal Weapons and Other Law Enforcement Equipment
Source: Amnesty International

Law enforcement agencies around the world regularly misuse so-called “less-lethal” weapons and equipment for torture and their use can also have deadly consequences, Amnesty International and the Omega Research Foundation said as they launched a new briefing at the United Nations Crime Congress in Doha, Qatar.

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Legal And Law Enforcement

Reducing Harms to Boys and Young Men of Color from Criminal Justice System Involvement

Reducing Harms to Boys and Young Men of Color from Criminal Justice System Involvement
Source: Urban Institute

Boys and young men of color are overrepresented in all aspects of the juvenile justice and criminal justice systems, at considerable cost to those involved, their families, and their communities.

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Social And Cultural Issues

Interim Report of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing

Interim Report of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing (PDF)
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services

Trust between law enforcement agencies and the people they protect and serve is essential in a democracy.

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Government And Politics

State Constitutional Right to Hunt and Fish

State Constitutional Right to Hunt and Fish
Source: National Conference of State Legislatures

Eighteen states guarantee the right to hunt and fish in their constitutions, with 17 of those approved via the voters.

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Government And Politics