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February 09, 2016

What's on our radar this week

posted by Juvenile Law Center

What's on our radar this week? Every Wednesday, Juvenile Law Center gathers the latest studies, reports, and headlines from around the country. Here's what we've been reading.

Tags:Weekly Newswire
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February 04, 2016

Why "Ban-the-Box" Isn't Enough

posted by Juvenile Law Center

Have you ever been convicted of a crime? This question is asked on nearly every job application. The vast majority of employers use the question to decide whom to interview and, ultimately, whom to hire. But while this tiny check box tells employers very little about the candidate, depending on the response it can result in missed opportunities for countless individuals who have remained crime-free and are ready to work. The stakes are even higher for youth who haven’t yet had a chance to land their first job or start a career.

Tags:Juvenile and Criminal Justice|Juvenile Records Expungement|Second Chances
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February 02, 2016

What's on our radar this week

posted by Juvenile Law Center

What's on our radar this week? Every Wednesday, Juvenile Law Center gathers the latest studies, reports, and headlines from around the country. Here's what we've been reading.

Tags:Weekly Newswire
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January 28, 2016

President's Ban on Solitary Confinement is a Model for States

posted by Juvenile Law Center

We applaud President Obama’s leadership in eliminating solitary confinement and promoting developmentally appropriate, evidence-based policies and practices as the standard in all federal and state juvenile justice facilities.

Tags:Ending Solitary Confinement|Juvenile and Criminal Justice|Juvenile Life Without Parole (JLWOP)|Mental Health Treatment|Trauma and Trauma Informed Advocacy
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January 26, 2016

What's on our radar this week

posted by Juvenile Law Center

What's on our radar this week? Every Wednesday, Juvenile Law Center gathers the latest studies, reports, and headlines from around the country. Here's what we've been reading.

Tags:Weekly Newswire
Read more >

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