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Category Archives: Children
By Kevin Lapp, Associate Professor, Loyola Law School|Los Angeles One of the urban legends of childhood is that individuals get a clean slate when they turn 18. Of course, like many urban legends, it’s not entirely false. Policies linked to a clean … Continue reading
The title of this post is the title of the Florida Juvenile Justice Association’s 2013 Adolescent Conference planned for February 19-20, 2013, in Orlando, Florida. The conference schedule features two dynamic keynote speakers, a wide choice of among 30 … Continue reading
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
As we celebrate Thanksgiving and enter the holiday season, I am reminded of our annual family tradition, one that I imagine is shared by many across the United States. After gathering around the table with our plates piled high with … Continue reading
Although there is plenty to be excited about in terms of the recent strides made in the area of LGBT marriage rights, there is still a tremendous amount of work to be done for LGBT kids. One of the largest … Continue reading
Here is this week’s column, which also appears in the Huffington Post and Juvenile Justice Information Exchange: As with most natural disasters, the attention of the media was initially centered on the havoc wrecked by Hurricane Sandy. We were drawn … Continue reading
If you’re a regular reader, you know that the topic of girls in the juvenile justice system is one that concerns me greatly. The title of this post is the title of this short piece by Carrie Johnson of NPR: The … Continue reading
Richard LeDonne, a research assistant for Data Resource Center for Child & Adolescent Health, used their data to create the powerful infographic that appears below. He offers this as background: Across the board, children living in poverty in the U.S. … Continue reading
My latest column posted at the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange is inspired by recent headlines: The facts are still coming in. All we know is what the media is reporting: a newborn is dead, a 14 year-old girl has been … Continue reading
As we know, nearly half of Americans currently live in poverty or are very close to it. Yet, I knew better than to expect that either President Obama or Governor Romney would take any time at last night’s debate to … Continue reading