Human Rights Watch has published a report detailing the harm public registration laws cause for youth sex offenders.
The hub provides a thorough overview of key issues in juvenile justice, strategies for change, and resources such as research, toolkits, and links to national experts.
Nearly 60 percent of the youth that come before the Missouri Courts are not represented by the state's designated system, according to a National Juvenile Defender Center report.
By Rosa Peralta
The legalese that gets flung around in youth courts often goes right over kids' heads.
By Cristina Dacchille and Lisa Thurau
Strategies for Youth, Inc., takes a scientific approach as it trains police officers to better understand teens.
By Natalie Chap and Liz Sullivan
In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, a holistic Model Code centered on human rights offers an answer.
Listen as Professor Bent Pattison and current law student and former foster-care child Lori Bullock discuss three critiques of legal representation brought forth by young people who are in the child-welfare system. (7:56 min)
In the first installment of the series, Lourdes Rosado and Bob Schwartz tackle the topic of staffing and putting together a multidisciplinary team. Listen each month for more advice on starting or expanding legal services for children. (13:24 min)
Visit our Programs & Materials page for our latest teleconfencere focusing on practical ideas and options for lawyers, judges, and agencies to better help children ages 17-21.
We've added a YouTube video on Training Juvenile Court Judges to Identify Trafficked Youth and a new podcast on the Hidden Victimization of Foster Children.
The CRLC would welcome your involvement in this project focused on derailing the school-to-prison pipeline.