Restorative, teen-administered juvenile justice past and present

PRI: While 261,200 children are estimated to be in detention globally, child-specific justice legislation, child-friendly courts and specialised procedures continue to divert children away from the criminal justice system and contribute to a decrease in the number of children in prison in many countries. In this blog, Milana Carse examines teen courts in the US as a model of diversion for teenagers run by other teenagers.

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Photo by Jake Schumacher on Unsplash

29 May, 2023
Type of Update:
Updates from our Partners
Alternatives to Criminalisation
United States
North America
Campaign Partners:
Penal Reform International

The Campaign to Decriminalise Poverty and Status is a coalition of organisations from across the world that advocate for the repeal of laws that target people based on poverty, status or for their activism.


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