The article discusses several aspects of the efforts to rehabilitate violent youthful offenders in the state of New York as of 2015, and it mentions proposed legislation which would reform New York's juvenile justice system by removing sixteen- and seventeen-year-old non-violent offenders from the state's adult criminal courts and placing them in rehabilitative Adolescent Diversion Parts. Public safety and New York's Family Court Act are examined, as well as the state's criminal laws.
Guarino, Ashley N.
"Trading In The Keys to the Cell for the Keys to Success: Rehabilitating Violent Youthful Offenders in New York State,"
Hofstra Law Review: Vol. 43
, Article 8.
Available at: http://scholarlycommons.law.hofstra.edu/hlr/vol43/iss3/8