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March 04, 2015

Roper v. Simmons Ten Years Later: Part 2

posted by Juvenile Law Center
Tags:Juvenile and Criminal Justice
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March 02, 2015

Roper v. Simmons Ten Years Later: Recollections and Reflections on the Abolition of the Juvenile Death Penalty

posted by Juvenile Law Center

Ten years ago, the United States Supreme Court, in Roper v. Simmons, finally abolished the juvenile death penalty. As we reflect on the breadth of Roper's impact 10 years later, we invited the bold, smart and dedicated individuals who were instrumental in Roper to share their recollections and reflections on their work. This 3-part blog series features their memoirs of the fight to end the juvenile death penalty.

Tags:Juvenile and Criminal Justice
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January 15, 2015

Atlantic City High School East Campus Showed Racial Inequalities

posted by Marsha Levick, Deputy Director & Chief Counsel

The recent closure of the Atlantic City High School East Campus, the district's alternative high school, presents an overdue opportunity to eliminate racial inequalities and ensure that all students have access to the same educational opportunities.

Tags:Juvenile and Criminal Justice|Education
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