Topic: Criminal justice

Restoring justice

Oct. 21, 2011
Restoring justice

Dr. Marilyn Armour, graduate students and community members share how mediation programs help victims heal and offenders account for crimes.

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Texans Oppose Tax Hikes, Spending Cuts, Poll Finds

Feb. 24, 2011

Texans continue to oppose raising taxes to close the state's budget shortfall but also strongly reject cutting spending on education, health care, criminal justice or environmental regulation to balance the budget, according to a University of Texas at Austin/Texas Tribune poll released this week.

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First Comprehensive Policy Study on Trying and Sentencing Children as Adults Finds 22 States May Sentence Children as Young as 7 to Adult Prison

July 28, 2009

Under flawed criminal justice policy that is inconsistent with evidence-based research, trying and sentencing young children as adults occurs with alarming frequency and devastating results, according to a first policy research report on the subject released today by the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

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