Posts in 'In The News'

Illustration by Christine Ongjoco

Ten months into a deadly pandemic that continues to wreak havoc on society and the economy, a federal relief package bundled

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Marsha Levick, Esq. , Law 360 •

A string of victories in the U.S. Supreme Court between 2005 and 2016 substantially transformed American sentencing laws and policies for children convicted of murder

In the few days left before senators head back to their states, they should immediately pass the updated HEROES Act, not only because families need

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Nadia Mozaffar and Diane Smith Howard, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange •

The COVID-19 crisis has laid bare the very real and dangerous problems of educational inequity in this country — and it has exacerbated them. Nowhere

IRMA, Wis. (WSAW) - The latest report that monitors Lincoln Hills/Copper Lake Schools' progress in complying with a federal judge’s court-ordered changes found significant improvement

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The Waiting Room with Nadine Graves •

In this episode Christina Sorenson, 2019 Soros Justice Fellow at the Juvenile Law Center shares how she has turned the pain from growing up in

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Lois M. Collins, Deseret News •

A new report found students in the juvenile justice system often don’t get credit for their school work and end up falling behind and in

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Marsha Levick, Esq. and Riya Saha Shah, Esq. , The Pennsylvania Capital-Star •

As the U.S. Senate continues its mad dash to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett for a life term on the United States Supreme Court, not

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Katie Rose Quandt, In These Times •

Art by Emmanuel Ignatius Bwibo


Efrén Pare­des Jr.’s life out­side prison was over before he was old enough for a driver’s license.


With no crim­i­nal record, 15-year-old Pare­des

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Public News Service •

A new report puts some weight behind arguments that young adults should not be prosecuted in adult court in Illinois.

The findings from the Juvenile