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University of New Haven announced creation of new Tow Institute of Youth Justice


October, 2014. Connecticut is full of people who have earned a national reputation for their work to reform the way the state deals with youthful offenders and get kids moving in the right direction without having to send them to prison. Now, they’ll have big-time institutional support. It will be the first dedicated institution in Connecticut and one of just a few in the U.S. to directly study issues related to juvenile justice, including prevention, recidivism, sentencing issues and the treatment of youths as adults. 

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