Reforms in Illinois juvenile system blocked by youth assaults

Reforms in Illinois’ juvenile justice system are under attack by prosecutors who are responding to a steady flow of staff complaints to law enforcement over youth assaults. “State officials and juvenile justice advocates say the prosecutions are fueled, in part, by employees’ resistance to the statewide reforms,” ProPublica reported. Workers at the Harrisburg Illinois Youth … Continue reading Reforms in Illinois juvenile system blocked by youth assaults