Daily Archives: June 21, 2012

Growing Up LGBT in America

The title of this post is the title of a new study of 10,000 youth ages 13-17 issued by the Human Rights Campaign.  The study is the largest known survey of LGBT youth. A major finding was that LGBT youth are twice … Continue reading

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Disproportionate Representation of Minority Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: A Lack of Clarity and Too Much Disparity Among States ‘Addressing’ the Issue

The title of this post is the title of an interesting new article by Professor Elizabeth N. Jones (Western State) to be published in the U.C. Davis Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy, available for download on SSRN.  Here is the … Continue reading

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New Scholarship on Gender, Race, and the Juvenile Justice System

The title and text of this post are borrowed from a recent entry by Professor Felice Batlan (Chicago-Kent) at the Legal History Blog: One of the aspects of being an academic that provides me with tremendous satisfaction is introducing the work … Continue reading

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Photographer Richard Ross: Juvenile-in-Justice

Photographer Richard Ross has produced an amazing series of images, including the one to the left, documenting the experiences of children in detention facilities in thirty states.  A book featuring these photos is forthcoming, and there is a blog with comments … Continue reading

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From Graham to Miller and Jackson: Holding to Constitutional Principle and Ending Juvenile Life Without Parole

The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Miller and Jackson was not announced today, so we can expect it by the end of next week.  In anticipation, here is an excellent blog post from Professor Kristin Henning (Georgetown) that appeared on … Continue reading

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Schools, Photo IDs, and Privacy

The title of this post is a recent entry from the juvenile justice blog of Citizens for Juvenile Justice.  As a parent of a child in middle school, I wanted to share it here: This post first appeared on the … Continue reading

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UNLV Juvenile Justice Conference Scheduled for April 12-13, 2013

I originally posted info on this conference last summer.  Here is updated info: The Boyd School of Law is very pleased to announce that Professor David Tanenhaus (left), together with Frank Zimring, William G. Simon Professor of Law and Wolfen Distinguished … Continue reading

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Recess is Over: Granting Miranda Rights to Students Interrogated Inside School Walls

The title of this post is a new student comment by Kristi Kay North to be published in the Emory Law Journal, available via SSRN.  Here is the abstract: When school officials and law enforcement question students about suspicious activities without … Continue reading

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Recent and Upcoming Conferences

Although there really aren’t that many of us teaching and practicing in the area of juvenile justice (at least comparatively), I’ve found that conferences and symposia come and go with little fanfare — or even awareness on the part of … Continue reading

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