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Juvenile Law Center applauds the bill as a critical step forward in the fight to abolish the practice.
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Alex Rose, •

Attorneys from the Juvenile Law Center, Education Law Center and Dechert LLP have filed a second class action lawsuit in federal court against the Glen

"The young people who have been held in the Glen Mills School were subject to a pervasive culture of violence and abuse and deprivation of

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Nicholas Malfitano, Penn Record •
“[The plaintiffs’] stories are vivid and their stories are horrifying, and they typify the kind of information that we have been hearing for months about what happened to the children at Glen Mills.”
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Avi Wolfman-Aren, Philadelphia Business Journal •

The lawsuit seeks a minimum of $10 million in damages. The lawyers spearheading the case say they hope it will prompt Pennsylvania to tighten its

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The Inquirer Editorial Board, The Inquirer •

A lawsuit filed against state departments, officials, and others on behalf of Glen Mills students suggests that the institution was not just a dangerous place

Juvenile Law Center, Education Law Center, and Dechert LLP suit maintains that the reform school violated rights of youth in its care and that Pa. officials also bear responsibility.
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Brian Sheehan, CBS21 •

A lawyer at Philadelphia-based Juvenile Law Center says new revelations mentioned in that suit claim students were unable to learn.

"I'm talking about having many,