This report summarizes what is known about the health of people in prison and jail, the health care they receive, and the effects of incarceration on public health and where and how improvements can be made.
June 17, 2006 | Program Results Report
In 1995, researchers at Northwestern University launched the Northwestern Juvenile Project, a longitudinal survey tracking the health care needs and outcomes of youth from the Cook County (Chicago) juvenile justice system.
June 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This study investigated the behavioral patterns of young people three and a half years after they had been detained at the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center (CCJDC) in Chicago. Researchers employed a functional impairment rating that assessed eight behavioral domains.
August 1, 2000 | Program Results Report
Harvard Law School directed five case studies of four cities that have made significant efforts to reduce youth violence or reform the juvenile justice system.