Posts in 'In The News'

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Solomon Jones, Wake Up With WURD •

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.

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Philadelphia Sun •

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

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Top of Mind with Julie Rose, BYU Radio •

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

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Chelsea Shannon, Chris Thomas, ABC10 •

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

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Cheryl Corley, NPR •

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

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Alan Judd, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution •
Corrections officers are not taking the time to think about whether they’re going to find something. Subjecting youth to strip searches can cause trauma that has a lasting impact.
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Sal Christ, JJIE •

Following oral arguments, Marsha Levick — chief legal officer of Juvenile Law Center and co-counsel on the Montgomery case — said she was neither hopeful

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Scott Anderson, patch.com •

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

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Bryan Lundberg, WHBL •

 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