1. No Place for Youth: Girls in the Adult Justice System

    This report focuses on the growing population of girls younger than 18 in adult correctional facilities. The bulletin summarizes current research, incorporates input from practitioners, and offers recommendations for improving conditions and outcomes for girls who are sentenced to adult facilities. Population of focus: Girls younger than 18 in adult...
  2. National Survey of Prison Health Care: Selected Findings

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), and the US Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics have released a new report — National Survey of Prison Health Care: Selected Findings. This report presents selected findings on admissions testing for infectious disease, cardiovascular risk...
  3. Disparities in Adult Cigarette Smoking — United States, 2002–2005 and 2010–2013

    Despite a significant decline in overall adult cigarette smoking since 1964, disparities in cigarette smoking remain among racial and ethnic population groups, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. For example, current (past 30-day) cigarette smoking...
  4. Unjust: How the Broken Juvenile and Criminal Justice Systems Fail LGBTQ Youth

    This report examines the overrepresentation, vulnerability to discrimination, profiling, and mistreatment that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth experience in the juvenile and criminal justice systems, particularly in court proceedings, detention, and reentry. Coauthored by the Movement Advancement Project and the Center for American Progress, the report also identifies...