Juvenile Law Center

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Community and School Reentry|Ending Solitary Confinement|Juvenile and Criminal Justice|Juvenile Life Without Parole (JLWOP)|Raise the Age|Reducing Transfers to the Adult System|Second Chances|State and Federal Legislation

October 31, 2017

Why Did PA Sentence Children To Die, And What's Happened To Them Since SCOTUS Stepped In?

David Harris, Criminal (In)Justice Podcase, 90.5 WESA Pittsburgh

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Ending Solitary Confinement|Juvenile and Criminal Justice

October 29, 2017

Wisconsin juvenile prisons struggle to change course

Scott Bauer, AP, The Pueblo Chieftain

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

October 28, 2017

Arrest of 12-year-old on manslaughter charges highlights challenges in cases of kids

Tessa Duvall, jacksonville.com

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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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