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Toolkit: How to Calculate the Average Costs of Detaining a Youth
Do you know what it costs to detain a youth in your community? Do policymakers? Let NJJN’s Fiscal Policy Center help you find the answer, with our new step-by-step guide!
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NJJN’s online library includes a wealth of resources on a variety of juvenile justice issues and from numerous sources. Use the library to search for the latest research, relevant news articles, targeted reports, positive court decisions, and model legislation. The library also includes items published by NJJN.
The National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC) recently released new standards for juvenile defense attorneys to improve the delivery of legal services to all indigent youth. NJJN's policy update highlights the areas where defenders and advocates can work toward systemic reform. Read More