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October 07, 2016

Juveniles for Justice alum featured in mini-documentary on zero tolerance policies

posted by Juvenile Law Center

Jeremy Hudson is a alumnae of our Juveniles for Justice youth engagement program. As a youth advocate in Juveniles for Justice, Jeremy worked on improving case planning for court-involved youth in Philadelphia. Below, Jeremy describes his experience as a youth advocate.

Tags:Juvenile and Criminal Justice|School to Prison Pipeline|Second Chances|Youth Engagement Programs
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August 18, 2016

Justice for Brendan Dassey at Last?

posted by Deputy Director and Chief Counsel, Marsha Levick for the Huffington Post Blog

On August 12, a federal magistrate judge granted his petition and ordered Dassey released from prison -- unless the state of Wisconsin, within 90 days of the court order, decides to retry Brendan for his role in that murder.

Tags:Juvenile and Criminal Justice
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August 08, 2016

Juvenile Law Center Staff Share Expertise at Annual National Association of Counsel for Children Conference

posted by Juvenile Law Center

Providing high quality training and technical assistance is key to advancing Juvenile Law Center’s mission. From August 12-14, thought leaders in child welfare, juvenile justice, and family law will gather in Philadelphia for the National Association of Counsel for Children’s (NACC) Annual  Child Welfare, Juvenile, and Family Law Conference

Tags:Child Welfare and Foster Care|Juvenile and Criminal Justice|News and Announcements
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July 29, 2016

Delaware Passes Four Progressive Juvenile Justice Laws

posted by Juvenile Law Center

Delaware's Office of Defense Services, along with a coalition of criminal justice groups, helped pass several pieces of important juvenile justice legislation in 2016.

Tags:Juvenile and Criminal Justice|Juvenile Records Expungement|Second Chances|State and Federal Legislation
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July 27, 2016

Watch Kate Burdick's Remarks at the DNC on July 26

posted by Juvenile Law Center
We were honored to watch staff attorney, Kate Burdick, take the stage alongside other local advocates and activists on during the Democratic National Convention! Watch this video clip of Kate's remarks from July 26.
Tags:News and Announcements
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