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“I am honored and humbled to receive this award from the Juvenile Law Center,” said Shannan Wilber, “it is a privilege to advocate for our

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Katie Meyer, WESA 90.5 Pittsburgh •

Some of the last big changes Pennsylvania made to its juvenile justice system came almost a decade ago, after the “kids for cash” scandal in which judges in

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The Bay Area Reporter •

Juvenile Law Center, the nation's first public interest law firm, has announced that one of the recipients of its 2020 Leadership Prize is Shannan Wilber

Congratulations to Professor Stephen K. Harper for being awarded Juvenile Law Center’s Leadership Prize for 2020. 

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Sabrina Vourvoulias , •

Malik Pickett was recently hired as staff attorney at Juvenile Law Center, where he will be working to advocate for the rights of youth in the juvenile

In Philadelphia, a shift from arresting students for minor offenses to offering diversion programs is being looked at as a model for other cities. But the juvenile

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Kevin Penton, Law 360 •

Jessica Feierman, the Juvenile Law Center’s senior managing director, believes the task force should keep an eye on race as it looks to make reform

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Alex Rose, Delco Times •
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Laura Bauer, Judy L. Thomas, Bryan Lowry, Eric Adler, The Kansas City Star •

Jenny Pokempner, a senior attorney at the Philadelphia-based Juvenile Law Center, said states need to invest more in supporting families. After reading The Star’s series, Pokempner

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Justin Udo, KYW News Radio •

Abuse, lack of medical treatment, deprivation of education, and disability discrimination are just a few of the claims in a suit against Glen Mills schools