Juvenile Law Center’s, Senior Managing Director, Jessica Feierman, Esq., joins Wake Up With WURD to discuss policy recommendations for overhauling the juvenile justice system.
The Justice for Juveniles Act has received support from organizations on the front lines of ensuring access to justice for our youth, including the Juvenile
The United States is the only country in the world that sentences juveniles to life in prison. The UN, Human Rights groups, and many legal organizations including
When a teenager commits murder, should he face the death penalty? Not according to the US Supreme Court, which, a decade ago, abolished the death
Juvenile Law Center reports that roughly 90% of youth within the foster care system for more than five years will enter the justice system with
Juvenile justice advocates such as Marsha Levick say young people should rarely, if ever, face a felony murder charge. Levick, the co-founder of the Philadelphia-based
Following oral arguments, Marsha Levick — chief legal officer of Juvenile Law Center and co-counsel on the Montgomery case — said she was neither hopeful
This week, attorneys representing Brendan Dassey say nearly 250 people – including a wide range of retired U.S. government officials and some of the nation's
Scheck and Neufeld cited Dassey’s youth and his low mental and cognitive capacity among reasons for supporting the bid for clemency, and Marsha Levick of
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