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The Price of Political Favoritism and Cronyism: Lost Lives and Teenage Suicides

In the broader scheme of things, the Justice Department’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is a fairly obscure agency. By law its core missions are to decrease the disproportional numbers of minority children incarcerated, prevent teenage delinquency, … Continue reading

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New story out on ABCNews.com on favoritism in Justice Department’s grants program

I have a new story out this morning on ABCNews.com about the politicization of the awarding of grants in the Justice Department’s quarter of a billion dollars juvenile justice and delinquency prevention grants program. My story this morning focuses on … Continue reading

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