The National Juvenile Defender Center
This detailed report examines juvenile justice legislation by issue and by state, and allows users to compare and analyze changes and trends in legislative activity nationally and by state. The more than 20 topics examined include aftercare and re-entry; conditions of confinement; electronic monitoring; sex offender registration; and victims and restitution. Easy-to-read charts on each topic include the states, bill numbers, legislative descriptions and legislative status, while the charts for each state list legislative actions by topic and provide bill specifics, such as names of sponsors. Free. 378 pages. (202) 452-0010, www.njdc.info/pdf/2006%20State%20JJ%20Legislation.pdf.