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April 01, 2015

Child abuse beyond the family

posted by Juvenile Law Center

As the country spends April doing more for children in dire circumstances, we’re leading efforts to protect child welfare- and justice-involved youth from abusive conditions.

Tags:Child Welfare|Juvenile and Criminal Justice
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March 23, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court to Address Question of Miller Retroactivity

posted by Juvenile Law Center

The United States Supreme Court granted review in Montgomery v. Louisiana, addressing the question of whether Miller v. Alabama (2012) applies retroactively to individuals serving mandatory juvenile life without parole sentences.

Tags:Juvenile and Criminal Justice
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March 19, 2015

Breaking News: Florida Supreme Court Rules on Miller Retroactivity, Virtual Life Sentences

posted by Juvenile Law Center

In a series of important rulings today, the Florida Supreme Court recognized the importance of ensuring that juveniles receive constitutionally appropriate sentences that reflect their capacity for rehabilitation. Juvenile Law Center filed amicus briefs in these cases.

Tags:Juvenile and Criminal Justice
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