Haslam Unveils Juvenile Justice Reform Bill - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Feb 2, 2018
Based on recommendations from a task force on juvenile justice, Gov. Bill Haslam released a bill aimed at changing the juvenile system, Humphrey on the Hill reports. The Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2018 focuses on a push for uniform data collection, implementing reasonable limits on length of custody, reserving detention for youth who have committed serious crimes or pose a public safety risk, and more. See the full bill here.