Ordering restitution has long been a default response to youth harm involving a victim. But new research from Juvenile Law Center shows restitution in juvenile courts is not working for victims, youth, families, or communities. Report co-authors and advocates from the Debt Free Justice National Campaign will share this research as well as promising new approaches to restoration from courts and communities across the country.
- Teri Deal, NCSC Principal Court Management Consultant
- Lindsey E. Smith | Staff Attorney, Juvenile Law Center
- Rachel Wallace | Policy Advocate, Policy Advocacy Clinic
- Darya Larizadeh | Senior Policy Attorney, National Center for Youth Law’s Youth Justice Initiative