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When it comes to youth restitution, no one wins. Juvenile courts across the country order young people to pay restitution when they are too young

Every young person who comes into contact with Florida’s courts — regardless of guilt or innocence — is saddled with fees. Florida law authorizes 31

Building the Field of Ethical, Authentic, and Youth-led Advocacy: Key Components of a Youth Advocacy Program is a tool developed by Cathy Moffa with countless

Juvenile Law Center collaborated with Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children, American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law, Community Legal Services, Children’s Advocacy Clinic at
New research from Nolan Anderson, Randy Kreider, and Kristen Schnell—students in Columbia Law School’s Community Advocacy Lab—reveals the dangers municipal courts across the country pose
On any given day across the country, more than 48,000 youth are confined to juvenile justice facilities that not only take them away from their
New research shows that emerging adults—young people roughly ages 18 to 24—share many of the same characteristics as teens in the juvenile justice system, yet
Over 200,000 children in 39 states are placed on sex offender registries for juvenile adjudications of sexual offenses. Each state’s laws impose different restrictions on
In 2014, Juvenile Law Center published the first-ever comprehensive evaluation of each state’s juvenile record confidentiality and expungement laws against our standard for best practices

This publication provides a few tips for those working with young people who have experienced homelessness or foster care and are being displaced from their