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Spotlight on Illinois revises delinquency statute

Editor, Evelyn U
June 4, 2015

Source: (1999) Kaleidoscope of Justice: Highlighting Restorative Juvenile Justice. 1(2): 2, 6. Fort Lauderdale, FL: Balanced and Restorative Justice Project, Florida Atlantic University. Downloaded 21 January 2005.

Illinois’ State Legislature enacted the Juvenile Justice Reform Provisions of 1998 to replace Article V of the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. The legislation, which went into effect on January 1, 1999, bases much of its contents on the balanced and restorative justice model. This article looks at the legislation and the changes it instituted. In the next issue, we will explore how these changes are being implemented around the state. Author’s abstract.


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