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Author Archives: Administrator
So often, once a child is put into the juvenile system — whether as a CHINS or a juvenile delinquent — the parents are swept to the side as others make decisions about what is best for the child and … Continue reading
Today, we crossed a threshold as our 500th follower joined our little group. I am grateful for each of you, and know that the count is artificially low, as it does not include those who read the blog on LinkedIn, Google+, … Continue reading
The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) released a report based on a study of discovery violations, “Material Indifference: How Courts are Impeding Fair Disclosure in Criminal Cases,” which was “produced jointly with the VERITAS Initiative at Santa Clara Law School.”
Rather than focusing only on the outcome of a juvenile delinquency case, what if the focus was also on the perceived fairness of the process? The theory of procedural fairness or procedural justice relies on the premise that a person … Continue reading
The American University Washington College of Law, Project on Addressing Prison Rape, in partnership with Ford and Youth Justice Press, has published a number of graph novels to educate inmates, all of which are available here.
Interim Study Committee on Corrections and Criminal Code Recommendations for 2015 Legislative Session
The Interim Study Committee on Corrections and Criminal Code published the minutesfrom the October 6, 2014 meeting, which included several recommendations related to juvenile law:
On October 15, 2014, Julian Bond presented the Indiana University Maurer School of Law Harris Lecture, “The Broken Promise of Brown,” recognizing the 60th anniversary of the Brown vs. the Board of Education decision. Video is available here.
On October 22, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. ET, a webinar “Screening and Assessment of Youth in Confinement” will be presented by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) with the OJJDP National Center for Youth in Custody.
I keep mulling over this quote: “As a child he [Channing Tatum] struggled with A.D.H.D. and dyslexia, was prescribed stimulants and did poorly in school.
Since this blog started, there have been posts about the need for an early appointment of counsel rule in juvenile delinquency cases, and updates on that rule-making process. For some background, see the Early Appointment of Counsel page at the … Continue reading