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Breaking the Rules: Rethinking Condition Setting and Enforcement in Juvenile Probation

The Breaking the Rules toolkit can help juvenile probation agencies, courts, and their key partners work together to reform their current approaches to condition setting and enforcement. System leaders can also draw on the findings from a 50-state policy scan to ensure that state laws and court rules support effective probation practices.


Section 1: Reasons to Question, Questions to Ask

Why should jurisdictions consider reforming their approach to juvenile probation conditions and enforcement? Hear directly from youth, community leaders, and probation officers.

Section 2: Solutions to Explore

Access the complete toolkit content in PDF form here.

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This project was supported by Arnold Ventures. Arnold Ventures is a philanthropy dedicated to tackling some of the most pressing problems in the U.S., specifically focusing on health care, education, criminal justice, and public finance.