Contemporary Issues in Juvenile Justice


Editor-in-Chief: Camille Gibson, Prairie View A&M University
Senior Editor: Susan Frazier-Kouassi, Prairie View A&M University
Managing Editor: Bridgett Boxley, Prairie View A&M University
Managing Editor: Regan Reid, Prairie View A&M University

Contemporary Issues in Juvenile Justice, (CIJJ), formerly Journal of Knowledge and Best Practices in Juvenile Justice, is an open-access, double-blind peer-reviewed online and in print journal produced by the Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center located at Prairie View A&M University. It is a national publication devoted to presenting articles that advance efficacious practices in justice systems that are relevant to children and adolescents and to the prevention of delinquency.

If you have questions about the submission or review process, please contact the senior editor Dr. Susan Frazier-Kouassi at

Current Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1 (2017)



The Effects of Restorative Justice Programming on Juvenile Offender Empathy
Mike Tapia, Nicholas D. Natividad, and Crystal Vasquez