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Juvenile Law Center, Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project, and DLA Piper,

Philadelphia, PA (April 1, 2020) –  Today Juvenile Law Center, the Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project and DLA Piper filed a King’s Bench petition before

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Malik Pickett, Staff Attorney,

Stakeholders throughout Pennsylvania have an opportunity to help shape reform by responding to a new juvenile justice taskforce appointed by Governor Tom Wolf and working

Please take a look at this interview with Juvenile Law Center CEO Sue Mangold.

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Currently, juvenile courts in Maryland impose harmful fines and fees on youth involved in the juvenile justice system. When young people or their families

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Nadia Mozaffar, •

Your Jan. 29 editorial [“Teenage killers should be tried as adults”] opposing the passage of bills HB274 and HB477, both of which would reduce the

Christina Sorenson, a Soros Fellow with the Philadelphia-based Juvenile Law Center, has been studying instances of institutionalized child abuse in an effort to come up

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Eli Hager, Slate •
These are children who entered prison before having finished high school. Does releasing them at 70 or 80 or 90 years old really give them that second chance at an actual life?