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Mandel School’s Frederick Butcher and Jeff Kretschmar speak on risk assessment in juvenile justice system

How juvenile justice systems must balance risk assessment with racial equity

Juvenile Justice Exchange: Frederick Butcher, research assistant professor, and Jeff Kretschmar, research associate professor at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and managing director of the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education, weighed in on the need for risk assessment reform in the juvenile justice system.