Testimony to New York City Council

TESTIMONY by Jeffrey A. Butts and Emily Pelletier Research and Evaluation Center John Jay College of Criminal Justice 524 West 59th Street, Suite BMW605 New York, NY 10019 to the NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL regarding Int. No. 949 TO AMEND THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, IN RELATION TO REQUIRING THE ADMINISTRATION … Continue reading Testimony to New York City Council

Statement by Jeffrey A. Butts to the New York State Commission on Youth, Public Safety & Justice

In 2014, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo established the Commission on Youth, Public Safety and Justice and charged it with producing a plan to raise the age at which juveniles are charged as adults in New York criminal courts. The Governor described current policies that send all 16-year-olds to criminal court as “outdated.” The director of the … Continue reading Statement by Jeffrey A. Butts to the New York State Commission on Youth, Public Safety & Justice

Testimony to the Council of the District of Columbia, Committee on Human Services

Statement of Jeffrey A. Butts to the Council of the District of Columbia, Human Services Committee, regarding the Washington, DC Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services. TESTIMONY by Jeffrey A. Butts, Ph.D.(1) Director, Research and Evaluation Center John Jay College of Criminal Justice City University of New York to the COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, COMMITTEE … Continue reading Testimony to the Council of the District of Columbia, Committee on Human Services

Statement of Jeffrey A. Butts to the Council of the District of Columbia, Committee on the Judiciary

Statement of Jeffrey A. Butts, Director, Program on Youth Justice, The Urban Institute, to the Council of the District of Columbia, Committee on the Judiciary on Bill 15-537, Omnibus Juvenile Justice, Victim's Rights and Parental Participation Act of 2003; Bill 15-574, Juvenile Justice Act of 2003; Bill 15-460, Juvenile Justice and Parental Accountability Amendment Act … Continue reading Statement of Jeffrey A. Butts to the Council of the District of Columbia, Committee on the Judiciary