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November 19, 2015

Extraordinary Before and After 40

posted by Executive Director Sue Mangold

Pictured above: Robert Scott, Board Member Elizabeth Scott, Executive Director Sue Mangold, and Board President Barry Zubrow at Juvenile Law Center's 40th Anniversary Dinner.

During the winter holidays, many of us gather to give thanks. I am especially grateful this holiday season as I return to the Juvenile Law Center family as the new Executive Director and reflect upon both its remarkable past and the exciting opportunities that lie ahead. What I have recognized upon returning to Juvenile Law Center is that our everyday work is extraordinary!

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August 28, 2015

Litigation as a Tool for Reform

posted by Executive Director and Co-Founder, Bob Schwartz

As we have aimed to reform systems and practices, litigation and appellate practice have always been important arrows in our quiver, and our litigation and appellate work has compelled changes in American jurisprudence.

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July 28, 2015

Welcoming an Old Friend

posted by Executive Director and Co-Founder, Bob Schwartz

One of the ways we have grown as an organization is by paying attention to other disciplines. Social science, behavioral science, and neuroscience influence practice and policy for kids in the foster care and justice systems.

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June 29, 2015

Law Is Not Enough

posted by Executive Director and Co-Founder, Bob Schwartz

One of the ways we have grown as an organization is by paying attention to other disciplines. Social science, behavioral science, and neuroscience influence practice and policy for kids in the foster care and justice systems.

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May 29, 2015

There was a child went forth

posted by Executive Director and Co-Founder, Bob Schwartz

Juvenile Law Center has been advocating for youth in the foster care system—and its umbrella child welfare system—since we started representing children in 1975.

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