Category Archives: Training

From Prison to Juvenile Justice Lawyer

I am a sucker for a feel-good story, and this is the best one I’ve come across in a long time.  It’s from the San Francisco Chronicle, written by Meredith May, and here’s how it opens: A group of incarcerated teenage … Continue reading

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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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Overhaul the Juvenile Justice System: Accountability without Criminalization

A new federally commissioned report led by University of Virginia law professor Richard Bonnie lays out a blueprint to reform the nation’s juvenile justice system to better hold youth offenders accountable, prevent recidivism and ensure adolescent offenders are treated fairly. The report, … Continue reading

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End Silence: Youth Speaking Up about Sexual Abuse in Custody

The title of this post is the title of a series of new graphic novels for youth in custodial settings from the Project on Addressing Prison Rape. These graphic novels are a first step in reaching out to youth in juvenile … Continue reading

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