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Iowa

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Legislation

  • Bill Number: SF 448 - WIN!

    Type of Reform

    Sentencing Reform: Creates options other than life without parole for youth.

    Year: 2015

  • JLWOP retroactive – WIN!

    Type of Reform

    Sentencing reform

    Year: 2013


Reports

  • Childhood Convicted: The Waiver of Iowa’s Youth to the Adult Criminal Justice System

    Childhood Convicted: The Waiver of Iowa’s Youth to the Adult Criminal Justice System (2018) is a report about Iowa’s waiver process and how many youth are currently statutorily excluded from juvenile court. 

  • UNLICENSED AND UNLAWFUL The Failure to Ensure Safe and Evidence-Based Treatment at the Boys State Training School

    This report by Disability Rights Iowa studies the failure of the Iowa Department of Human Services to provide appropriate mental health treatment to the youth at the Boys State Training School in Eldora, Iowa.