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Indiana State Bar Association
Presents
Summit on Racial Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System:
A Statewide Dialogue
August 27, 2009

 

 

RESOURCE GUIDE

A. Models: Other States

[A-1]   Aos., S, Miller, M. & Drake, E. (2006). Evidence-Based Public Policy Options to Reduce Future Prison Construction, Criminal Justice Costs, and Crime Rates. Olympia, Washington State Institute for Public Policy. Online. www.wsipp.wa.gov.

[A-2]   Armour, J. & Hammond, S. (2009). Minority Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: Disproportionate Minority Contact. National Conference of State Legislatures. Online. www.ncsl.org.

[A-3]   Bell, J., & Cox, J., (2001). Addressing Disproportionate Representation of Youth of Color in the Juvenile Justice System. Journal of the Center for Families, Children, & The Courts: 31–43.

[A-4]   National Association of Counties (2007). Juvenile Detention Reform: Guide for County Officials. Produced by: Community Services Division of the County Services Department. Online. naco.org.

[A-5]   National Juvenile Justice Network (2008). 2007-2008 Advances in Juvenile Justice Reform. Online. www.njjn.org.

[A-6]   Witt, J., Director, Rock County Human Services Department (2007) From Principles to Action: How Rock County, Wisconsin Made the Right Connections and Succeeded in Impacting DMC. Power Point Presentation.

[A-7]   Ziedenberg, J., (2006). Models for Change: Building Momentum in Juvenile Justice Reform. Justice Policy Institute. Online. www.justicepolicy.org.

B. Best Practices – Interventions – Evidenced-Based Policy Options

[B-1]   Annie E. Casey Foundation, Kids County Project (2008). Fact Sheet: A Road Map for Juvenile Justice. Online. AECF.org.

[B-2]   Barton, W.H. & Butts, J.A. (2008). Building on Strength: Positive Youth Development in Juvenile Justice Programs. Chicago. Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago. Online. www.chapinhall.org.

[B-3]   Busch, M., Wall, J.R., Koch, S.M., Anderson, C.H. (2008). Addressing the Disproportionate Representation of Children of Color: A Collaborative Community Approach. Child Welfare, Vol. 87, No. 2.

[B-4]   Butts, Jeffrey (2008). A Sensible Model for Juvenile Justice, Briefing Paper 3 in Beyond the Tunnel Problem, a publication of Youth Transition Funders Group. Online. www.ytfg.org/documents/ASensibleModelforJuvenileJusticeSummer2008.pdf

[B-5]   Gagnon, J.C., & Richards, C. (2008). Making the right turn: A guide about improving transition outcomes for youth involved in the juvenile corrections system. Washington, D.C.: National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth, Institute for Educational Leadership. Online. www.ncwd-youth.info.

[B-6]   Greenwood, P. (2008). Prevention and Intervention Programs for Juvenile Offenders. The Future of Children, 18 No. 2,185-210.

[B-7]   Hahn, R., McGowan, A. et al. (2007). Effects on Violence of Laws and Policies Facilitating the Transfer of Youth from the Juvenile to the Adult Justice System. Center for Disease Control., Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Online. cdc.gov/mmwr.

[B-8]   Justice Policy Institute (2007). Education and Public Safety. Policy Brief. Online. justicepolicy.org.

[B-9]   Justice Policy Institute (2008). Substance Abuse Treatment and Public Safety. Online. justicepolicy.org.

[B-10] Justice Policy Institute (2009). The Costs of Confinement: Why Good Juvenile Justice Policies Make Good Fiscal Sense. Policy Brief. Online. www. justicepolicy.org.

[B-11] National Council of Laraza (2007). A Fair Juvenile Justice System: The Importance of Linguistic and Cultural Competency. Fact Sheet. Online. www.nclr.org.

[B-12] Orbis Partners, Inc. Introducing YASITM – Youth Assessment and Screening Instrument. Brochure available at orbispartners.com.

[B13]  Pew Center on the States (2008). Ten Steps Correction Directors Can Take to Strengthen Performance. Online. pewcenteronthestates.org.

[B-14] Stemen, D. (2007). Reconsidering Incarceration: New Directions for Reducing Crime. New York:Vera Institute of Justice. Online. vera.org.

[B-15] The Education Trust, Inc. (2008). Improving Achievement and Closing Gaps Between Groups: What can we learn from schools that get it right? (Part 1 and Part 2) Online. edtrust.org.

[B-16] The National Alliance on Mental Illness – NAMI (2009). Supporting Schools and Communities in Breaking the Prison Pipeline: A Guide to Emerging and Promising Crisis Intervention Programs for Youth. Online. nami.org.

[B-17] The Sentencing Project (2008). Reducing Racial Disparity in the Criminal Justice System: A Manual for Practitioners and Policymakers. Online. sentencingproject.org.

[B-18] Voices for Alabama’s Children. A descriptive table of programs for at-risk youth throughout the United States which details the program name, model site, goals, target population, etc.

C. National Reports

[C-1]   Annie E. Casey Foundation (2009). Reform the Nation’s Juvenile Justice System. Issue Brief. Online. AECF.org.

[C-2]   Arya, N. & Augarten, I. (2008). Critical Condition: African-American Youth in The Justice System. Policy Brief, Race and Ethnicity Volume 2. Campaign for Youth Justice. Online. campaignforyouthjustice.org.

[C-3]   Arya, N., Ryan, L., Sandoval, J., & Kudma, J. (2007). Jailing Juveniles: The Dangers of Incarcerating Youth in Adult Jails in America. Policy Brief, Race and Ethnicity Volume 2. The Campaign for Youth Justice. Online. campaignforyouthjustice.org.

[C-4]   Arya, N., Villarruel, F,, Villaneuva, C., and Augarten, I. (2009). America’s Invisible Children: Latino Youth and the Failure of Justice. Policy Brief, and Ethnicity Volume 3. The Campaign for Youth Justice. Online. campaignforyouthjustice.org.

[C-5]   Bell, J., Ridolfi, L., & Rahimi, S. (Ed.), (2008). Adoration of the Question: Reflections on the Failure to Reduce Racial & Ethnic Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System. W. Haywood Burns Institute. Online. burnsinstitute.org.

[C-6]   Center for Juvenile Justice Reform and Chapin Hall Center for Children (2009). Racial and Ethnic Disparity and Disportionality in Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice: A Compendium. Online. cjjr@georgetown.edu.

[C-7]   Davis, A., Tsudkida, C., Marchionna, S. & Krisberg, B. (2008). The Declining Number of Youth in Custody in the Juvenile Justice System. National Council on Crime and Deliquincy. Online. nccd-crc.org/nccd/n_pubs_main.html.

[C-8]   Deitch, Michele, et. al. (2009). From Time Out to Hard Time: Young Children in the Adult Criminal Justice System. The University of Texas at Austin, LBJ School of Public Affairs. Online. utexas.edu/lbj.

[C-9]   Derezotes, D. & Hill, R., (2004). Examining the Disproportionate Representation of Children of Color in the Child Welfare System. Race Matters Consortium. Online. racemattersconsortium.org.

[C-10] Hartney, C. & Vuong, L. (2009). Created Equal: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the US Criminal Justice System. National Council on Crime and Delinquency. Online.nccd-crc.org.

[C-11] Holman, B. & Ziedenberg, J., Justice Policy Institute (2006). The Dangers of Detention: The Impact of Incarcerating Youth in Detention and Other Secure Facilities. Policy Brief. Online. www.justicepolicy.org.

[C-12] Hsia, H. (2007) Summary of States’ DMS-Reduction Activities Based on FY2007 Formula Grants Applications Office of Policy Development – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Washington D.C. ojjdp.ncjrs.gov.

[C-13] Pew Center for the States (2009). One in 31: The Long Reach of American Corrections. Washington, DC: The Pew Charitable Trusts. Online. pewcenteronthestates.org/publicsafety.

[C-14] Redding, R. (2008). Juvenile Transfer Laws: An Effective Deterrent to Delinquency? Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Washington, D.C. Online. ojp.usdoj.gov/ojjdp.

[C-15] Ryan, L. & Ziedenberg, J. (ed). (2007). The Consequences Aren’t Minor: The Impact of Trying Youth as Adults and Strategies for Reform. The Campaign for Youth Justice Online. nicic.org/library.

[C-16] Skiba, R.J., Michael, R.S., Nardo, A.C., & Peterson, R. (2002). The Color of Discipline: Sources of Racial and Gender Disproportionality in School Punishment. The Urban Review, 34, 317-342.

[C-17] Snyder, Howard N. (2008). Juvenile Arrests 2006. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Online. ojp.usdog.gov.

D. Indiana Reports and Articles

[D-1]   Brittain, J. ISBA Summit on Assessing Racial Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System: A Bench/Bar Dialogue. Nov. 19, 2008. Outline of information and data compiled in preparation for a speech.

[D-2]   Child Welfare League of America. Indiana’s Children 2009: At a Glance (2009). Virginia. Online. cwla.org

[D-3]   Hanger, J. (2008). Screening, Assessment and Treatment: Indiana Addresses Mental Health in Juvenile Detention Centers. Corrections Today.

[D-4]   Hoskins, Michael (2008). Marion County a model for juvenile detention reforms. Published May 14, 2008, Indiana Lawyer.

[D-5]   Hoskins, Michael (2008). Teens share stories about juvenile justice experience. Published May 14, 2008, Indiana Lawyer.

[D-6]   Hoskins, Michael (2008). What’s next for Indiana’s juvenile system? Published May 14, 2008, Indiana Lawyer.

[D-7]   Hoskins, Michael (2008). Detaining questions – Funding of youth detention, alternatives draws concern. Published April 30, 2008, Indiana Lawyer.

[D-8]   Hoskins, Michael (2008). Out of the court’s hands- Lake County teen recognizes she is responsible for future in juvenile system. Published April 30, 2008, Indiana Lawyer.

[D-9]   Hoskins, Michael (2008). State slow to achieve juvenile justice reforms. Published April 30, 2008, Indiana Lawyer.

[D-10] Indiana State Bar Association. (2005). Children, Mental Health and the Law Summit: Final Report and Recommendations.

[D-11] Indiana Black Expo., Inc. (2007). State of Our Black Youth Report, Biennial Edition. Online. indianablackexpo.com. (Cover page and order information only).

[D-12] Indiana Commission on Disproportionality in Youth Services, (2008). Findings & Recommendations. Presented to the Indiana Governor and General Assembly.

[D-13] Indiana Commission on Disproportionality in Youth Services, (2008). Child Welfare Briefing Paper. Online. indianadisproportionalitycommittee.net.

[D-14] Indiana Commission on Disproportionality in Youth Services, (2008). Education Briefing Paper. Online. indianadisproportionalitycommittee.net.

[D-15] Indiana Commission on Disproportionality in Youth Services, (2008). Juvenile Justice Briefing Paper. Online. indianadisproportionalitycommittee.net.

[D-16] Indiana Commission on Disproportionality in Youth Services, (2008). Mental Health Briefing Paper. Online. indianadisproportionalitycommittee.net.

[D-17] Indiana Disproportionality Committee, (2009). Cultural Assessment and Training Project Report. Indiana Criminal Justice Institute.

[D-18] Indiana Supreme Court Commission on Race and Gender Fairness (2002). Honored to Serve: Executive Report and Recommendations. Online. in.gov/judiciary/fairness.

[D-19] Indiana Youth Institute, (June 12, 2008). Indiana Exceeds National Average for Holding Juvenile Defenders. Press Release citing to 2008 Kids County Data Book. Online. iyi.org.

[D-20] Indiana Youth Institute, (January 2009). Juventud de minorías: Exageademente representade e insuficientemente atendida en los sistemas de Indiana. Issue Alert. Online. iyi.org.

[D-21] Indiana Youth Institute, (January 2009). Minority Youth: Overrepresented & Underserved in Indiana’s Systems. Issue Alert. Online. iyi.org.

[D-22] Kehoe, E., Tandy, K.B., (2006). Indiana: An Assessment of Access to Counsel & Quality of Representation in Delinquency Proceedings. National Juvenile Defender Center, Central Juvenile Defender Center Children’s Law Center, Inc., with assistance from Youth Law T.E.A.M. of Indiana. Online. cjdc.typepad.com

[D-23] Skiba, R., Rausch, K., Abbott, D. & Simmons, A. (2007). Disproportionate Minority Contact: Quantitative Analyses Final Report. Submitted to the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute.

[D-24] Skiba, R.J., Michael, R.S., Nardo, A.C., & Peterson, R. (2002). The Color of Discipline: Sources of Racial and Gender Disproportionality in School Punishment. The Urban Review, 34, 317-342.

E. Reports and Articles: Other States

[E-1]   American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of Connecticut (2008). Dignity Denied: The Effect of “Zero Tolerance”Policies on Students’ Human Rights – A Case Study of New Haven, Connecticut Public Schools.

[E-2]   Commission on Reducing Racial Disparities in the Wisconsin Justice System (2008). Final Report. Online. www.EqualJustice.wi.gov.

[E-3]   Dycus, J. - American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of Connecticut (2008). Hard Lessons: School Resource Officer Programs and School-Based Arrest in Three Connecticut Towns. Online. aclu.org

[E-4]   Henderson, W., & Brien, N. (2006). Rethinking the Juvenile in Juvenile Justice: Implications on Adolescent Brain Development on the Juvenile Justice System. Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. Online. wccf.org

[E-5]   Moore, Solomon (2009). Mentally Ill Offenders Strain Juvenile System. Published August 9, 2009 in New York Times.

F. Court Cases, Laws & Legislative Policy

[F-1]   American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section (2001) Report to House of Delegates – Recommendation. Bi Partisan Working Group on Youth Violence Zero Tolerance.

[F-2]   Indiana Commission on Disproportionality in Youth Services, Report: Legislation passed in 2009 Session of the Indiana General Assembly.

[F-3]   Indiana Commission on Disproportionality in Youth Services, (2007). Legislation passed by the Indiana General Assembly Budget bill, Section 173 creating the Commission.

[F-4]   Indiana General Assembly – 2009. House Enrolled Act No. 1289 - Board for the Coordination of Programs Serving Vulnerable Adults.

[F-5]   Moore v. United States, 129 S. Ct. 4. October 14, 2009

[F-6]   Reyes, A. (2006). - The Criminalization of Student Discipline Programs and Adolescent Behavior. 21 Saint John’s J. Legal Comment.

[F-7]   Soler, M. (2007). Potential for Change: Public Attitudes and Policy Preferences for Juvenile Justice Systems Reform. Center for Children’s Law and Policy. Online. modelsforchange.net.

PART 2:        SPEAKER SUBMITTED MATERIALS ARRANGED BY SPEAKER

James Bell

Bell, J., Ridolfi, L., & Rahimi, S. (Ed.), (2008). Adoration of the Question: Reflections on the Failure to Reduce Racial & Ethnic Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System. W. Haywood Burns Institute. Online. www.burnsinstitute.org.

Bell, J., & Cox, J., (2001). Addressing Disproportionate Representation of Youth of Color in the Juvenile Justice System. Journal of the Center for Families, Children, & The Courts: 31–43.

John C. Brittain

Brittain, J. ISBA Summit on Assessing Racial Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System: A Bench/Bar Dialogue. Nov. 19, 2008. Outline of information and data was compiled in preparation for a speech.

Cahn, E. & Robbins, C., (2009). An Offer They Can’t Refuse: Racial Disparity in Juvenile Justice and Deliberate Indifference Meet Alternatives That Work. Published preliminary draft, University of the District of Columbia Law Review.

Elizabeth Clarke

Chicago Tribune. (April 25, 2009). Money saved, safer streets.

Geraghty, D., Jacobs, L., & Wolff, P. (2008), The Second Century: Juvenile Justice Reform in Illinois. Models for Change and Center for Children’s Law and Policy. (Full Report and Summary).

Thomas Cleary

National Association of Counties (2007). Juvenile Detention Reform: Guide for County Officials. Produced by: Community Services Division of the County Services Department. Online. naco.org.

Police Agencies as a Meaningful Participant in the Development of Juvenile Justice Policies. September 2008. Presented at JDAI Conference, Multnomah County, Ore.

Chief Paul MacMillan

MBTA: Youth arrests plummet, Boston Globe, Metro, March 3, 2006, page 3.

MBTA: Summary for ISBA Summit on Racial Disparities (Training, StopWatch & TruancyWatch).

MBTA: Summary for ISBA Summit on Racial Disparities. “Operation StopWatch” Mission Statement 2008-2009 School Year.

“Operation StopWatch” Strategic Plan 2008-2009 School Year.

Hon. Marilyn A. Moores

Hoskins, Michael (2008). Marion County a model for juvenile detention reforms. Published May 14, 2008, Indiana Lawyer.

JDAI-Indianapolis, System Transformation through Juvenile Detention Reforms (2009). Power Point Presentation for ISBA Summit on Racial Disparities.

Dr. Nicol Moreland-Torres

Moreland-Torres, M. Juvenile Justice and System Reform in New Mexico. A presentation of reform efforts results including statistics from Bernalillo County.

National Association of Counties (2007). Juvenile Detention Reform: Guide for County Officials. Produced by: Community Services Division of the County Services Department. Online. naco.org.

Dr. Russell Skiba

Skiba, R., Rausch, K., Abbott, D. & Simmons, A. (2007). Disproportionate Minority Contact: Quantitative Analyses Final Report. Submitted to the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute.

Skiba, R.J., Michael, R.S., Nardo, A.C., & Peterson, R. (2002). The Color of Discipline: Sources of Racial and Gender Disproportionality in School Punishment. The Urban Review, 34, 317-342.

Hon. Steven C. Teske

Cooperative Agreement Clayton County Courts, Schools, Police, Family and Children Services, etc.

Sherrod, L, Huff, B & Teske, S. June 1, 2008. Childish behavior; criminal behavior. The Huntsville Times.

Uniform Notice of Offense form for use by School Resource Officers, County of Clayton, Georgia.

Lisa Thurau

MBTA Training Effort, June 2007. Suffolk University Law School Juvenile Justice Center, News from the Center.

Juvenile Justice Jeopardy Game.

Strategies for Youth: Summary for ISBA Summit on Racial Disparities (Police Training and Juvenile Justice Jeopardy).

Jason Witt

Orbis Partners, Inc. Introducing YASITM – Youth Assessment and Screening Instrument. Brochure available at www.orbispartners.com.

Witt, J., Director, Rock County Human Services Department (2007) From Principles to Action: How Rock County, Wisconsin Made the Right Connections and Succeeded in Impacting DMC. Power Point Presentation.

Chief Noble Wray

Commission on Reducing Racial Disparities in the Wisconsin Justice System (2008). Final Report. Online. www.EqualJustice.wi.gov.

PART 3: SUMMIT SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES

James Bell, San Francisco, Calif.

John C. Brittain, Washington, D.C.

Elizabeth Clarke, Springfield, Ill.

Thomas Cleary, Portland, Ore.

Chief Paul MacMillan, Boston, Mass.

Hon. Marilyn A. Moores, Indianapolis, Ind.

Dr. Nicol Moreland-Torres, Albuquerque, N.M.

Dr. Russell Skiba, Bloomington, Ind.

Hon. Steven C. Teske, Clayton County, Ga.

Lisa Thurau, Cambridge, Mass.

Jason Witt, Janesville, Wis.

Chief Noble Wray, Madison, Wis.

PART 4: KEY ORGANIZATIONS & WEB LINKS

Annie E. Casey Foundation: http://www.aecf.org

Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University’s Public Policy Institute: http://cjjr.georgetown.edu

Coalition for Juvenile Justice: http://www.juvjustice.org

Indiana Disproportionality Committee: http://www.indianadisproportionalitycommittee.net

Indiana State Bar Associations: http://www.inbar.org

National Center for Cultural Competency: http://www.gucchd.georgetown.edu

National Council on Crime and Delinquency: http://www.nccd-crc.org

National Council of La Raza, Latino Juvenile Justice Network: http://www.nclr.org/section//ljjn/

National Criminal Justice Association: http://www.ncja.org

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention: http://www.ojjdp.ncjrs.org

The Criminal Justice/Mental Health Consensus Project: http://www.consensusproject.org

University of Chicago, Chapin Hall Center for Children: http://www.chapinhall.org

W. Haywood Burns Institute for Juvenile Justice, Fairness and Equity: http://www.burnsinstitute.org

Washington State Institute for Public Policy: http://www.wsipp.wa.gov


 

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