Brief News: New Attorney General; More on Girls; Money ...

Every now and then, I'll post links to intriguing and important stories you might have missed. Here's a few I've collected in the past few days:

This is great news, since the further juveniles are pulled into the system, the more likely they are to return. But even though teens' risk to public safety should be the deciding factor in whether or not youth are sent to lock-up, there's a practical problem: communities often have an inadequate service network to serve these youth.
That's why the community should be involved in Reclaiming Futures efforts: so that youth don't have to go to jail to get treatment. 

Updated: November 21 2008