May 01, 2013
In recent years, states have passed harsh public registration laws that punish children while doing little to protect public safety. Many of these laws have been enacted in response to a federal law, the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA), which targets adult sex offenders, but also includes children. Juvenile Law Center has long argued that these laws are misguided. A new, comprehensive report supports our view.
April 30, 2013
The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) announced today that Juvenile Law Center has been named the Best "Law" Website in the 17th Annual Webby Awards!
April 29, 2013
Juvenile Law Center, along with colleagues at Open Society Policy Center, PA Academic and Career/Technical Training Alliance (PACTT), Racial Justice Initiative, and Robert F. Kennedy Juvenile Justice Collaborative, has issued federal policy recommendations to the Departments of Education, Justice, and Labor on improving the quality of and access to education for young people in correctional facilities and upon reentry to the community.