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Winners of Children, Parents, and the Law Casebook GIVE-A-WAY!

I am happy to announce the four winners of the 2012 Third Edition of Children, Parents, and the Law: Public and Private Authority in the Home, Schools, and Juvenile Courts (Aspen) and an electronic copy of the Teacher’s Manual: Nick … Continue reading

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Lessons from Death Row Inmates: Reform the Juvenile Justice System

What happens before a murder? In looking for ways to reduce the number of death penalty cases, David R. Dow realized that a surprising number of death row inmates had similar biographies.  In discussing the need for comprehensive intervention for … Continue reading

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Promise Unfulfilled: Juvenile Justice in America

In partnership with several juvenile justice advocates around the country, Cathryn Crawford, a national expert in juvenile and criminal justice, has edited a new book entitled Promise Unfulfilled: Juvenile Justice in America (IDEA 2012). Through a combination of original and reprinted articles … Continue reading

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Children, Parents, and the Law Casebook GIVE-A-WAY!

The Juvenile Justice Blog has now been in operation for about a month!  We have almost 100 subscribers, nearly 4000 page visits, over 100 “LIKES” on the Facebook page, over 200 Twitter followers, and lots of good coverage by other … Continue reading

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Clara Foltz, Barbara Babcock, and Me

It seems fitting that having written my earlier post about the psyche of the public defender, I would come upon a piece by Professor Barbara Babcock (Stanford) in the current issue of Criminal Justice Magazine based on Clara Foltz, who first developed the … Continue reading

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