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