Monthly Archives: December 2012

Ending the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Senate Subcommittee Hearing

      As many of you know, yesterday the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights held a hearing on ending the school-to-prison pipeline. A full webcast of the hearing, which was chaired by Senator Dick Durbin, in addition … Continue reading

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MacArthur Foundation Program Honors Juvenile Justice Reform Achievements of Rutgers-Newark Law Professor

I was thrilled to see this press release from Rutgers Law School announcing that the wonderful clinical law professor, Laura Cohen, was being honored for her work on behalf of juveniles: Laura Cohen, Clinical Professor of Law at Rutgers School … Continue reading

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The Future of Children in International Law: Symposium

The title of this post is the title of an upcoming conference at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles on Friday, February 22, 2013.  The sponsor of the conference, the Southwestern Journal of International Law, describes the symposium in this … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Holidays Behind Bars: Ideas for Connecting with Justice-Involved Youth

The title of this post is the title of a post by our friends at Reclaiming Futures that features the Holiday Event Toolkit from the Campaign for Youth Justice.  The Toolkit provides a comprehensive 25 page step-by-step guide for how to … Continue reading

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This past week we had the final classes of the semester, which meant that I taught the last two-hour session of the Criminal Lawyering Process, a companion course to the Juvenile Justice Clinic.  It was my ninth year teaching it, … Continue reading

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