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  1. An Overdose Death Is Not Murder: Why Drug-Induced Homicide Laws Are Counterproductive and Inhumane, Drug Policy Alliance (2017)

    This report from the Drug Policy Alliance offers a snapshot of drug-induced homicide laws and prosecutions in 2017. These are laws that punish people who sold or shared drugs that resulted in a fatal overdose with penalties equal to those for murder.  The ...

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  2. The Final Report of the Georgia House Study Committee on Georgians’ Barriers to Access to Adequate Health Care (2017)

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  3. HIV Criminalization in Georgia: Penal Implications for People Living with HIV/AIDS, Amira Hasenbush, The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law (2018)

    There are numerous striking findings in the Williams Institute report on HIV criminalization in Georgia. White women, who make up 3% of PLHIV in Georgia, represented 11% of HIV-related arrests. Yet—perhaps because of disparate HIV rates among black people ...

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  4. Sexual Health of Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (2014)

    This fact sheet from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation provides key data on adolescent sexual health, including sexual activity, prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and access to sexual and reproductive health services. The informati ...

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  5. Restoring Justice: A Blueprint for Ensuring Fairness, Safety, and Supportive Treatment of LGBT Youth in the Juvenile Justice System, Aisha C. Moodie-Mills and Christina Gilbert (2014)

    This report outlines the extraordinary need for enactment and implementation of laws and policies to protect the rights and safety of LGBTQ youth in juvenile detention. Among the reasons for this need, the report cites the overrepresentation of LGBTQ yout ...

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  6. Race and Punishment: Racial Perceptions of Crime and Support for Punitive Policies, The Sentencing Project (2014)

    This report from The Sentencing Project outlines how racial perceptions of crime have distorted the criminal legal system and undermined public safety. For example, Whites overestimate how much crime is committed by Black and Latinx Americans, and they al ...

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  7. Recommendations of the LGBT Subcommittee: Advancing the Reform Process for LGBQ/GNCT Youth in the Juvenile Justice System, Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. DOJ (2017)

    These recommendations from the LGBT subcommittee (the subcommittee) of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ) provide actions the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) can take to support state and local juvenil ...

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  8. Building the foundations for sustainable development: a case for global investment in the capabilities of adolescents, Peter Sheehan et al., The Lancet (2017)

    This study presents findings from models estimating the benefit to cost ratio (BCR)—the average value of an intervention relative to its cost—of various interventions affecting adolescents in a number of low, lower-middle, and upper-middle income countrie ...

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  9. Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2013, Sarah Hockenberry, U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (2016)

    This survey from the Office of Juvnile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the U.S. Census Bureau details the characteristics of youth held for delinquency and status offenses in public and private residential facilities in every state, current ...

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