October 24, 2013
The Pennsylvania Senate has designated October 21-25 as "Juvenile Detention Centers Week," providing an opportunity to reflect on the practie of placing juveniles in secure detention facilities—and how a promising national initiative is helping to transform that practice.
October 17, 2013
Juvenile Law Center has announced that a partial settlement with a second set of defendants has been reached in the Luzerne County juvenile-court civil litigation.
October 08, 2013
Over on The Huffington Post's blog, Juvenile Law Center Staff Attorney Emily Keller and Steve Drizin, Clinical Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law, explain why felony murder statutes and their accompanying harsh prison sentences should not apply to children and teens, given that scientific research shows they are less able than adults to understand and assess risks.