Archives for: March 3rd, 2020

The idea behind the criminal justice system as a whole is to rehabilitate criminal offenders, preventing them from reoffending in the future. Unfortunately, this is much easier in theory than in practice.

In fact, an enormous proportion of former offenders commit new offenses and end up right back in Colorado state prisons. This problem is known as recidivism and is complex.

The Colorado juvenile justice system has a unique opportunity