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Executive Director and Co-Founder, Bob Schwartz reflects on Juvenile Law Center's "tools of persuasion" and litigation as a tool for reform.
Latest bulletin from Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention suggests that certainty of punishment, not severity, deters teens from crime.
Last week, the ABA House of Delegates unanimously adopted a model act on the sealing and expungement of juvenile records. Young people are routinely denied jobs, housing and even admission to college because of publicly accessible records, and the ABA model act provides states with...
The Juvenile Act Advisory Committee released recommendations for amending Pennsylvania's Juvenile Act and sentencing response in a post-Miller world. Deputy Director and Chief Counsel, Marsha Levick, served on the Committee alongside...
Earlier this week, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced a bill banning solitary confinement of youth in federal juvenile facilities. Known as the MERCY Act...
Charlene Muhammad, The Final Call
American Indian youth in foster care, new state laws to divert nonviolent youth from the justice systems, closing the healthcare coverage gap for former foster youth, and more news from the past week.
Solitary confinement, stability for older youth in foster care, how girls are criminalized, trauma and brain development, and more news from the past week.
Marty Moss-Coane, WHYY Radio Times
Slender man, permanency and aging out of foster care, banning solitary confinement, and more weekly news.
Jon Schuppe, NBC News
Dylan Walsh, The Atlantic
Bruce Vielmetti, Journal Sentinel
Margie Fishman, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
Ben Seal, The Legal Intelligencer
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