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March 04, 2015

Roper v. Simmons Ten Years Later: Part 2

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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

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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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February 20, 2015

Youth-Led Video Project Tackles Communication, Placement Issues for Older Foster Care Youth

posted by Juvenile Law Center

By translating common youth behaviors and communication styles, The Willy Show reminds caseworkers and caregivers that these young people are more than ”foster youth” – they are just like any other young adult who is still growing up.

Tags:Child Welfare|Education
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