"Kids for Cash," featuring Juvenile Law Center's own Marsha Levick and Robert Schwartz, chronicles the infamous Luzerne County, PA "kids-for-cash" case, and will premiere in theaters in February 2014.
Here at Juvenile Law Center, we're gearing up for a busy December. Find out about three not-to-be-missed educational opportunities for attorneys, judges, and child welfare professionals taking place next month.
Facilitated by Juvenile Law Center Supervising Attorney Jessica Feierman, the webinar covers a range of topics, from why information sharing is necessary to on-the-ground practices for how to share information across education, child welfare, and court systems in light of this new federal legislation.
In a landmark ruling for Pennsylvania, York County Court of Common Pleas Judge John Uhler ruled on November 4, 2013 that the state's recently enacted law requiring that juveniles convicted of sexual offenses be subjected to lifetime sex offender registration violates their rights under various provisions of the Pennsylvania and United States Constitutions, as well as Pennsylvania's Juvenile Act.
The American Bar Association Section of Litigation Children's Rights Litigation Committee's latest podcast in its "Starting and Building a Children's Legal Services Practice" series features Juvenile Law Center Associate Director Lourdes Rosado's interview with Support Center for Child Advocates' Frank Cervone.
The University of Virginia School of Law celebrated the 15th anniversary of its Child Advocacy Clinic with a conference last week. Deputy Director and Chief Counsel Marsha Levick served as the keynote speaker, discussing the re-emergence of constitutional rights for children. Listen to her talk at the link below.
Jeff Goldman, The Star-Ledger
Jerry Lynott, Wilkes-Barre Times Leader
Lizette Alvarez, The New York Times
Jeff Cole, Fox 29 Philadelphia
Terrie Morgan-Besecker, Scranton Times-Tribune
The Associated Press
Rick Lee, York Daily Record/Sunday News
Editorial, Lancaster Online
Liz Evans Scolforo, York Dispatch
Editorial, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette