Publication: On The Right Path : Moving Toward a Safe, Sound and Cost Effective Juvenile Justice System in Ohio : by Children’s Law Center, Inc.
As states and local jurisdictions continue to face a fiscal crisis with little sign of abatement, policymakers must make smart choices about legislation and budgets. Ohio has been undergoing significant institutional juvenile justice reform. Now is the time to not only continue on that path, but ensure sustainability of these reforms for the future well-being of Ohio’s youth and economy. This fact sheet highlights the growing research about what are practical methods of preventing and reducing juvenile crime; ultimately making communities safer.