Dec 29, 2016
Source: The Seattle Times
King County’s proposed juvenile detention center is too large. It would be better for the county to use the resources to connect youth with services to meet their needs.
Dec 12, 2016
Source: Yakima Herald
Kimberly Ambrose, a senior lecturer at the University of Washington who specializes in studying juvenile law, said research suggests that keeping troubled kids out of juvenile detention, instead of charging them, means they will do better in the long run. Once detained, they run a higher risk of future involvement with the justice system.
Sep 14, 2016
Source: Public News Service
Young people face a "debtors' prison" when they are unable to pay court-related costs, according to a new report.