Medicaid to 26 is a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) which has allowed foster youth to stay insured after they leave care. It provides parity with other young people who have the option of staying on their parents’ plans until they are 26. This significant policy ensured...
The ACLU of Wisconsin and Juvenile Law Center, with pro-bono assistance from Quarles & Brady, filed a class action lawsuit today in federal court against four Wisconsin state officials, citing the unconstitutional use of solitary confinement and inhumane conditions in state-run...
Today the Department of Justice issued critical guidance on the use of costs and fees for youth in the juvenile justice system. This development follows the publication of Juvenile Law Center's groundbreaking national report on on the widespread abuse of costs and fees in the juvenile...
Happy New Year! While preparing to confront new challenges in 2017, we ended 2016 with important wins on some of our key issues: reducing transfer to adult court, ending juvenile life-without-parole and other extreme sentencing, and improving educational access and success for...
Juvenile Law Center seeks nominations for its 2017 Leadership Prize. The annual Leadership Prize will be awarded to two outstanding advocates working to advance the rights and well-being of youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. The nomination deadline is January 20.
Today the Atlantic Center for Capital Representation and Juvenile Law Center asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to exercise its extraordinary jurisdiction to clarify whether juveniles previously convicted of Second Degree Murder, who did not kill or intend to kill, must be sentenced...
Todd Richmond, The Daily Press (AP)
Susan Vivian Mangold, Jennifer Pokempner, philly.com
Anne Hoffman, WHYY NewsWorks
Vidushi Saxena, The Badger Herald
Lorelai Laird, ABA Journal
Alice Miranda Ollstein, Think Progress
Emma Sarran Webster, Teen Vogue
Molly Beck, Madison.com
JJ, youth at Lincoln Hills School for Boys, The Guardian
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