Juvenile Law Center

Ending Solitary Confinement|Juvenile and Criminal Justice

September 16, 2017

Federal judge grants class action status to inmates at youth prison

Molly Beck, Wisconsin State Journal

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Access to Counsel|Child Welfare and Foster Care

September 11, 2017

A Child's Voice Will Be Heard in Parental Termination Hearing

Kathleen Creamer 
and John Pollock, The Legal Intelligencer

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Ending Solitary Confinement|Juvenile and Criminal Justice

August 31, 2017

A case for reducing solitary for juveniles

Jon M. Hunter, Daily Leader Extra

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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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