Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile and Criminal Justice

November 29, 2017

We Can, Should Hold Kids on Probation Accountable in Developmentally Appropriate Way

Marie N. Williams, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

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Community and School Reentry|Diversion Strategies|Juvenile and Criminal Justice|School to Prison Pipeline

November 28, 2017

Amid Attacks, Teachers Weigh Their Safety Against Student Privacy

Rebecca Beitsch, Huffington Post

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Juvenile and Criminal Justice|Juvenile Life Without Parole (JLWOP)|Reducing Transfers to the Adult System

November 27, 2017

Cyntoia Brown's case back in the spotlight after Rihanna, Kim Kardashian West speak out

Kaelyn Forde, ABC News

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September 21, 2017

Juvenile Law Center, Leading Child Welfare Public Interest Law Firm, Opposes Graham-Cassidy

Organization cites the bill’s harmful impact on youth in foster care and their families

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September 13, 2017

New Bills Introduced in Congress Aim for Higher Education Success for Youth in Foster Care System, Experiencing Homelessness

Legislation is heralded by national advocacy organizations Juvenile Law Center, SchoolHouse Connection and National Network for Youth.

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August 02, 2017

National Report Finds Use of Solitary Confinement at Juvenile Facilities Widespread, Disproportionately Impacting Minorities

Juvenile Law Center today released a critical report with key findings on the use of solitary confinement at juvenile facilities nationally. The report found that despite progress at the federal level and in a growing number of states, solitary confinement of youth remains widespread, with a disproportionate impact on youth of color, LGBT youth, and youth with disabilities. The organization has fought the use of solitary confinement with kids for decades, and will share the report’s findings today in a livestreamed Congressional briefing at 2pm EST.

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