News and Events: January 2015

Closer to Home: An Analysis of the State and Local Impact of the Texas Juvenile Justice Reforms

Council of State Governments Justice Center

This report examines the impact of extensive steps that policymakers took between 2007 and 2011 to reform the state’s juvenile justice system. The dataset used to conduct this study draws on more than 1.3 million individual case records assembled across databases maintained by three state agencies.