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Samantha Melamed and Ellie Rushing, The Philadelphia Inquirer •

The State Correctional Institution Phoenix, in a bucolic corner of Montgomery County, is a maximum-security men’s prison.

But a 48-bed unit on the grounds of

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Kris Olson, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly •

Ruth Greenberg can see it — or, more accurately, hear it.

For a decade, the Swampscott criminal appeals attorney has represented Sheldon Mattis, the defendant

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court categorically barred life without parole sentences for individuals aged 18 to 20 convicted of first-degree murder.  

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Steve Volk and Julie Christie, Resolve Philly, The Philadelphia Inquirer •

Despite the city's new law, DHS acknowledges it’s still keeping the money meant for foster kids — about $1.3 million in Social Security benefits for

Press Releases
Katy Otto,
Today Juvenile Law Center announced the winners of 2024 Leadership Prize – Bryan Stevenson, Angel Rodriguez, and Elizabeth Scott & Laurence Steinberg. The advocacy organization’s annual Leadership Prize is awarded to outstanding individuals working in any field – law, government, the arts, media, entertainment, sports, business, or any other sector – who are fighting for the rights and well-being of youth in the child welfare and justice systems.
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Racquel Williams, KYW NewsRadio •

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A bill to ban ski masks in public places in Philadelphia became law this week.

The bill passed with overwhelming support

On December 1, 2023, Juvenile Law Center, Center for Children’s Law and Policy, and 50 national, regional, and Louisiana based youth advocacy organizations and academics