Juvenile Law Center today released a groundbreaking national report, Debtors’ Prison for Kids? The High Cost of Fines and Fees in the Juvenile Justice System. Approximately one million youth appear in juvenile courts each year. In every state, youth and families can be required...
On August 12, a federal magistrate judge granted his petition and ordered Dassey released from prison -- unless the state of Wisconsin, within 90 days of the court order, decides to retry Brendan for his role in that murder. Brendan’s potential release is welcome news, as our...
A new policy from the Social Security Administration (SSA) went into effect on August 1st to allow foster youth of all ages with disabilities to apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits six months before they leave care. This policy will remain in effect for one year...
From August 12-14, thought leaders in child welfare, juvenile justice, and family law will gather in Philadelphia for the National Association of Counsel for Children’s (NACC) Annual Child Welfare, Juvenile, and Family Law Conference.
On Tuesday, July 26, staff attorney, Kate Burdick, will be among the advocates speaking at the Democratic National Convention. Click for livestreaming info!
Learn more about solitary confinement of youth and experience the size and feel of a solitary cell at an art installation at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Join us on July 21 for the installation's opening reception and panel discussion. Register today!
Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun
Hannah Levintova, Mother Jones
Jeremy Loudenback, Chronicle of Social Change
Suzanne Potter, Public News Service - AZ
Veronica Carter, Indiana News Service
Tessa Duvall, jacksonville.com
94.9 WJSM (Michigan)
Mary Kuhlman/Scott Herron, Public News Service - OH
Laura Keeling, American NewsX
Arielle Dreher, Jackson Free Press
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