June 20, 2017
Governor Baker introduced a criminal justice bill in February to great fanfare. Designed to give prisoners incarcerated on mandatory minimum sentences access to good-time credit to hasten their release and to provide reentry programming, it received…
From: The Boston Globe
June 7, 2017
Much has been written about the important campaign to raise the age of juvenile court jurisdiction to include 18-, 19-, and 20-year-olds. There are four bills filed by…
From: Jean Trounstine
June 5, 2017
Roca testified at the Massachusetts State House before the Joint Commission on the Judiciary on supporting legislation to raise the age of the juvenile court jurisdiction to include 18,19, and 20 year olds.
June 5, 2017
Proposals have been offered in Massachusetts to raise the age limit for young people to have their criminal cases heard in juvenile court.
February 28, 2017
How to Increase Safety and Break Our Failed Reliance on Mass Incarceration
From: The Vera Institute of Justice
February 8, 2017
Massachusetts has long been recognized as a leader in juvenile justice reform for youth who commit crimes prior to age 18…
From: Boston Herald
February 6, 2017
A bill that would raise the age for the juvenile court system one year at a time for the next three years was sponsored by State Sens…
February 3, 2016
Roca took a look at programs, world wide that are Pioneers in Young Adult Justice.
By Yotam Ziera and Molly Baldwin
December 18, 2014
April 2, 2014