Category Archives: Conferences

Public-Private Partnerships: The Power to Make a Difference for Youth, Families and Communities

      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

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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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Juveniles and the Supreme Court: Conference at Loyola Law School 10/12/12

If folks are in the Los Angeles area on Friday, October 12, 2012, please try to attend a conference on “Juveniles and the Supreme Court” at Loyola Law School. Here is the schedule:   8:30 -9:00 am     Registration … Continue reading

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“Children are Different”: Culpability and the Mandatory Sentencing of Juveniles after Miller v. Alabama & Jackson v. Hobbs

The title of this post is the title of the 2012 Symposium of The University of Minnesota’s Journal of Law & Inequality.  It will be held on Thursday, October 4, and it looks great. Find out more and register here. Here … Continue reading

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UCLA Law Review: Girls in the Juvenile Justice System

The UCLA Law Review has published two notable articles on the topic of girls in the juvenile justice system as part of their 2012 symposium, Underprotected & Overpoliced: Women, Race & Criminalization. Both articles are available for free download from the … Continue reading

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Texas Tech Juvenile Law Symposium

Texas Tech Law School and their Law Review will be hosting the seventh annual Criminal Law Symposium on Friday, April 5, 2013, which will focus on juveniles. National experts on juvenile transfer, procedural rights, and punishment will exchange ideas and commentary on these issues, among others. … Continue reading

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Maya Angelou: I’m a Rainbow in Somebody’s Cloud

Dr. Maya Angelou was a keynote speaker at the Children’s Defense Fund National Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 25, 2012 . The poem she recited was the prelude to the National and Racial Healing Town Hall plenary session that … Continue reading

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Criminality or Social Exclusion? Justice for Children in a Divided World

The title of this post is the title of the Fifth Biennial Conference of the International Juvenile Justice Observatory, to be held November 5-7, 2012, in the Olympic Park, London. The organizers state the following: Even before the ‘credit crunch’ … 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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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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