Daily Archives: August 7, 2012

Middle School Moment

The title of this post is the title of the excellent video below that Frontline produced on the school dropout crisis.  For anyone who works with young adolescents, its message will resonate, as we learn to identify the signs in … Continue reading

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Kids Behind Bars

The title of this post is the title of a compelling special report by Justin Fenton at the Crime Report on the “troubling” detention conditions faced by juveniles in Baltimore’s adult jail.  It begins as follows: Before the other boys jumped … Continue reading

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The Role of the Parent during Juvenile Interrogation

  I am currently in the process of preparing this year’s syllabus for the companion course that I teach with the Juvenile Justice Clinic entitled, “The Criminal Lawyering Process.”  It is designed to introduce clinic students to North Carolina juvenile … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy, Clinical Legal Education, Criminal /Juvenile Defense, Interrogation, Juveniles, State Laws, Uncategorized | 9 Comments