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In Case You Missed It: The Week In Juvenile Justice

Our weekly review of juvenile justice news here and abroad. CHICAGO DO HEADLINE-GRABBING DRUG BUSTS WORK? “Last month was a rather victorious month for Chicago law enforcement agencies, with huge drug busts and jail sentencing dominating headlines,” Dong Jin “DJ” Oh reported for the Chicago Bureau on Thursday. “On June 12, a joint operation by
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In Case You Missed It: The Week In Juvenile Justice

Our weekly review of juvenile justice news here and abroad. CHICAGO TRIPLE TEEN SHOOTING: “A Cook County juvenile court judge on Wednesday ordered that a 13-year-old boy, accused of shooting three other teens, be held in a juvenile facility as he awaits trial,” the Sun-Times reported. “The next hearing in the case was set for
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In Case You Missed It: The Week In Juvenile Justice

Our weekly review of juvenile justice news here and abroad. CHICAGO ZACH TACK: “Juvenile gun offenders will take center stage in a new federal program to reduce gang membership in Chicago,” the Chicago Bureau reported Wednesday. “U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois Zachary Fardon heralded a new youth outreach initiative Wednesday that will
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In Case You Missed It: The Week In Juvenile Justice

Our weekly review of juvenile justice news here and abroad. CHICAGO SUSPENSION CITY: “More than 50,000 Chicago Public Schools students got out-of-school suspensions last year, according to a WBEZ analysis of state and district data. That’s about 13 percent of the district’s population,” Becky Vevea reported on Tuesday. School suspensions have become a topic du
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