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Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s administration announced Friday a planned overhaul of the state’s juvenile justice system whose hallmark is a move from juvenile facilities that mimic

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Malik Pickett, Esq.,

The next meeting of the Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Task Force is scheduled for today, July 29, 2020 from 3-5 p.m. Look for a future blog

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The University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School's Office of Communications •

As a Penn Law Review Public Interest Fellow, Michael Joseph L’19 is working on the Economic Justice team at Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia. The University

Protesters across the United States have proclaimed that we are facing two deadly pandemics: COVID-19 and racism. There is no questioning that COVID-19, and corresponding

Juvenile Law Center today launched Failed Policies, Forfeited Futures: Revisiting a National Scorecard on Juvenile Records – a national report evaluating state juvenile records policies. The report updates a project the organization launched in the fall of 2014 – the nation’s first-ever, comprehensive evaluation of state juvenile record confidentiality and expungement laws against best practices for record protection.

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Shani Saxon, Colorlines •

Juvenile Law Center uncovers the dangers of current juvenile records policies across the country, which can lead to lifelong harm against Black and Brown youth.