How Race Distorts Risk Assessment for Minority Youth

How Race Distorts Risk Assessment for Minority Youth

One decision that juvenile courts frequently face when assessing an offending youth is whether that juvenile should be diverted through dismissal or into service learning programs, mental health treatment or advocacy/mentoring programs, especially when he or she has been arrested for relatively minor offenses.

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Gov. Bill Haslam grants full clemency to Cyntoia Brown, sets Aug. 7 release from prison

Gov. Bill Haslam grants full clemency to Cyntoia Brown, sets Aug. 7 release from prison