Examining the role that civil legal services programs can take to help families involved in the child protection system.
A new report takes a comprehensive look at the education roadblocks faced by black girls.
J.E.F.M. is an historic nationwide class action seeking court-appointed counsel for children in removal/deportation proceedings.
By Dean Hill Rivkin and Brenda McGee
Lawyering reforms may challenge juvenile courts to reexamine their historical role.
By James R. Marsh
Congress responds to the Supreme Court’s decision in Paroline v. United States.
By Monique R. Sherman
An excellent guide for attorneys and law students looking to use their legal training to fight on behalf of today's youth.
Lourdes Rosado interviews Frank Cervone, executive director of the Support Center for Child Advocates, about how the center has built a large support system for children by combining full-time advocates with pro bono attorneys. (18:21 min)
In the second installment of the series, hear as Lourdes Rosado interviews Professor Don Duquette about his experiences starting and building the Child Advocacy Law Clinic at the University of Michigan. (16:53 min)
Listen as Professor Brent 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)
The number of unaccompanied immigrant youth who arrive with no adult at our borders is skyrocketing with approximately 24,000 youth detained in 2012, more than three times the number of youth detained in 2008. These children have no right to a lawyer. (00:59:14)
School districts are increasingly implementing alternative approaches to school discipline in response to the backlash on exclusionary practices that disparately impact students of color, students with disabilities and other disadvantaged minority groups. (01:03:37)
Visit our Programs & Materials page for our latest teleconference focusing on the accessibility of juvenile delinquency records.