Resources

Juvenile Justice Resources You Can Use (scroll down for subject list):

American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law

Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth

Child Welfare League of America

National Center for Juvenile Justice

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

National Juvenile Defender Center

TeamChild 

Appellate Practice 

Annitto, Megan, Juvenile Justice on Appeal, 66 University of Miami Law Review 671 (2012). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2106059

Collateral Consequences of Juvenile Adjudications

American Bar Association, Before You Plea Project, www.beforeyouplea.com

Kristin Henning, Eroding Confidentiality in Delinquency Proceedings: Should Schools and Public Housing Authorities Be Notified?, 79 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 520-611 (2004).

National Juvenile Justice Network, The Truth About Consequences:  Studies Point Toward Sparing Use of Formal Juvenile Justice System Processing and Incarceration (2012).  Available at: http://www.njjn.org/uploads/digital-library/NJJN-Truth-about-Consequences_Fact-Sheet-FINAL_Jan23-2012.pdf

Michael Pinard, The Logistical and Ethical Dfficulties of Informing Juveniles About the Collateral Consequences of Adjudications, 6 NEV. L.J. 1111, 1114-15 (2006)

Competency and Brain Development 

Research Network on Adolescent Development and Juvenile Justice, The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, MacArthur Juvenile Competence Study, http://www.mac-adoldev-juvjustice.org/index.html

Linda Burgess Chamberlain, The Amazing Teen Brain: What Every Child Advocate Needs to Know, 28 Child Law Practice 02 (Apr. 2009).

S. Grisso, L. Steinberg, et al., Juvenile’s Competence to Stand Trial:  A Comparison of Adolescents’ and Adults’ Capacities as Trial Defendants, 27 Law & Hum. Behav. 333 (2003)

Anne-Marie R. Iselin, Jamie DeCoster, Randall T. Salekin, Maturity in Adolescent and Young Adult Offenders: The Role of Cognitive Control, 33 L. & Hum. Behav. 455 (Dec. 2009).

Owen D. James, Joshua w. Buckholtz, et. al., Brain Imaging for Legal Thinkers:  A Guide for the Perplexed,  2009 Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 5 (2009).  Available at: http://stlr.stanford.edu/pdf/jones-brain-imaging

Johanna Cooper Jennings, Juvenile Justice, Sullivan, and Graham: How the Supreme Court’s Decision Will Change the Neuroscience Debate, 2010 Duke L. & Tech. Rev. 006 (2010).

Praveen Kambam and Christopher Thompson, The Development of Decision-Making Capacities in Children and Adolescents:  Psychological and Neurological Perspectives and Their Implications for Juvenile Defendants, 27 Behav. Sci. L. 173 (2009).

Confessions

FalseConfessions.org, 150 West 25th Street, Suite 403, New York, New York 10001, Telephone:  (212) 414-5857, http://falseconfessions.org

Innocence Project

40 Worth Street, Suite 701

New York, New York 10013

Telephone:  (212) 364-5340

http://www.innocenceproject.org/understand/False-Confessions.php

Elizabeth A. Brandenburg, School Bullies – They Aren’t Just Students:  Examining School Interrogations and the Miranda Warning, 59 Mercer L. Rev. 731 (2008).

Steven A. Drizin, The Lee Arthur Hester Case and the Unfinished Business of the United States Supreme Court to Protect Juveniles During Police Interrogations, 6 Nw. J. Law & Soc. Pol’y 358 (2011).

Steven A. Drizin and Beth A. Colgan, Tales From the Juvenile Confession Front: A Guide to How Standard Police Interrogation Tactics Can Produce Coerced and False Confessions From Juvenile Suspects in Interrogations, Confessions, and Entrapment (Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2004).

Barry C. Feld, Juveniles’ Waivers of Legal Rights: Confessions, Miranda, and the Right to Counsel, in Youth on Trial: A Developmental Perspective on Juvenile Justice 105-120 (Thomas Grisso and Bob Schwartz eds. 2000).

Barry C. Feld, Juvenile’ Competence to Exercise Miranda Rights: An Empirical Study of Policy and Practice, 91 Minn. L. Rev. 26, 27 (2006).

Thomas Grisso, Juveniles’ Capacities to Waive Miranda Rights: An Empirical Analysis, 68 Cal. L. Rev. 1134-1166 (1980).

Lisa Hazelwood, et al., The Comprehensibility and Content of Juvenile Miranda Warnings, 14 Psychol. Pub. Pol’y & L. 63 (2008).

Paul Holland, Schooling Miranda:  Policing Interrogation in the Twenty-First Century Schoolhouse, 52 Loy. L.Rev. 39 (2006).

Barbara Kaban and Ann E. Tobey, When Police Question Children: Are Protections Adequate?, 1 J. Ctr. for Child. & Cts. 151-160 (1999)

Saul M. Kassin, et al., Police-Induced Confessions: Risk Factors and Recommendations, 34 Law Hum. Behav. 3 (2010).

Eleftheria Keans, Student Interrogations by School Officials, 27 B.C. Third World L.J. 375, 406 (2007).

Kenneth J. King, Waiving Childhood Goodbye: How Juvenile Courts Fail to Protect Children From Unknowing, Unintelligent, and Involuntary Waivers of Miranda Rights, 2006 Wis. L. Rev. 431 (2006).  Available at: http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/nlr/article_-_King.pdf

Jessica O. Kostelnik and N. Dickon Reppucci, Reid Training and Sensitivity to Developmental Maturity in Interrogation:  Results from a National Survey of Policy, 27 Behav. Sci. Law. 361 (2009)

Marsha L. Levick and Elizabeth-Ann Tierney, The United States Supreme Court Adopts a Reasonable Juvenile Standard in J.D.B. v. North Carolina for Purposes of the Miranda Custody Analysis:  Can a More Reasoned Justice System for Juveniles be Far Behind?  47 Harv. C.R.-C.L. L. Rev. (Summer 2012).

K. McLachlan, R. Roesch, et al., Examining the Role of Interrogative Suggestibility in Miranda Rights Comprehension in Adolescents, 35 Law & Hum. Behav. 165 (2011).

Zoë Overbeck, No Match for the Police:  An Analysis of Miranda’s Problematic Application to Juvenile Defendants, 38 Hastings Const. L.Q. 1053 (2011).

Allison D. Redlich and Steven A. Drizin, Police Interrogation of Youth, The Mental Health Needs of Young Offenders (Cambridge University Press 2007).

Richard Rogers, et al., Comprehensibility and Content of Juvenile Miranda Warnings, 14, Psychol., Pub. Pol’y, & Law, 63 (2008).

Richard Rogers, et al., Spanish Translation of Miranda Warnings and the Totality of Circumstances, 33 Law & Hum. Behav. 61 (2009).

Jodi L. Viljoen, Patricia A. Zapf, Ronald Roesch, Adjudicative Competence and Comprehension of Miranda Rights in Adolescent Defendants:  A Comparison of Legal Standards, 25 Behav. Sci. & Law 1 (2007).

Jodi L. Viljoen and Ronald Roesch, Competence to Waive Interrogation Rights and Ad- judicative Competence in Adolescent Defendants: Cognitive Development, Attorney Contact, and Psychological Symptoms, 29 L. & Hum. Behav. 723 (2005).

Confinement/Detention

 

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

125 Broad Street, 18th Floor

New York, NY  10004

http://www.aclu.org

American Civil Liberties Union Indiana

Price Building

1031 East Washington Street

Indianapolis, IN  46202

Telephone:  (317) 635-4059, ext. 224

http://www.aclu-in.org

Annie E. Casey Foundation Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative

http://www.aecf.org/MajorInitiatives/JuvenileDetentionAlternativesInitiative.aspx

Center for Children’s Law and Policy

1701 K Street NW, Suite 1100

Washington, DC 20006

Telephone: (202) 637-0377

http://www.cclp.org/

Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators

National Center for Youth in Custody

170 Forbes Road, Suite 106

Braintree, MA  02184

Telephone:  (781) 843-2663

http://www.cjca.net

Human Rights Watch

350 Fifth Avenue, 34th Floor

New York, New York 10118-3299

Telephone:  (212) 290-4700

http://www.hrw.org

IARCCA – online directory of most juvenile facilities in Indiana

5519 East 82nd Street, Suite A

Indianapolis, Indiana  46250

Telephone:  (317-849-8497)

http://www.iarcca.org

Indiana Juvenile Detention Association

http://www.youthlawteam.org/IJDA.html

 

Indiana Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative

http://www.youthlawteam.org/indiana%20JDAI.html

Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana

1600 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd

New Orleans, LA  70113

Telephone:  (504) 522-5437

http://www.jjpl.org

Legal Services for Children

1254 Market Street, 3rd Floor

San Francisco, CA  94102

Telephone:  (415) 863-3762

http://www.lsc-sf.org

Southern Center for Human Rights

83 Poplar Street

Atlanta, GA  30303

Telephone:  (404) 688-1202

http://www.schr.org

Youth Law Center

200 Pine Street, Suite 300

San Francisco, CA  94104

Telephone:  (415) 543-3379

http://www.ylc.org

Achieving Excellence in Detention Advocacy: A Checklist to Evaluate Defense Representation at Detention Hearings, National Juvenile Defender Center (2008).  http://www.njdc.info/pdf/njdc_tools/Checklist.pdf

 

Achieving Excellence in Detention Advocacy:  Guidelines for Juvenile Defenders to Provide Zealous Advocacy at Initial Detention Hearings, National Juvenile Defender Center (2008).  http://www.njdc.info/pdf/njdc_tools/Guidelines.pdf

Fact Sheet: Independent Monitoring Systems for Juvenile Facilities, Center for Children’s Law and Policy (April 9, 2010).

Elizabeth Calvin, Legal Strategies to Reduce the Unnecessary Detention of Children, National Juvenile Defender Center Advocacy and Training Guide (2004).  http://www.njdc.info/

Lindsay M. Hayes, Characteristics of Juvenile Suicide in Confinement, Juvenile Justice Bulletin, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (February 2009).

 

Ben Kleinman, Administrative and Punitive Isolation of Children in Jails and Prisons: Cruel, Unusual, and Awaiting Condemnation (May 2008).

 

Legal Strategies to Reduce the Unnecessary Detention of Children, National Juvenile Defender Center Advocacy and Training Guide (2004).  http://www.njdc.info/pdf/detention_guide.pdf

National Prisoner Rape Elimination Commission Report (June 2009).  https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/226680.pdf

Richard A. Mendel, Two Decades of JDAI:  A Progress Report, The Annie E. Casey Foundation (2009).

Richard A. Mendel, The Missouri Model:  Reinventing the Practice of Rehabilitating Youthful Offender, The Annie E. Casey Foundation (2010).  http://www.aecf.org/KnowledgeCenter/Publications.aspx?pubguid=%7B0DFFAE2F-6B48-4CB3-ADBB-ADF8A2EB6652%7D

Principles in Practice:  Promoting Accountability, Safety, and Fairness in Juvenile Delinquency Proceedings, National Juvenile Defender Center (2007).  http://www.njdc.info/pdf/principles_in_practice.pdf

Patricia Puritz and Mary Ann Scali, Beyond the Walls:  Improving Conditions of Confinement for Youth in Custody, American Bar Association Juvenile Justice Center (1998).  http://www.ncjrs.org/pdffiles/164727.pdf

Sal Rodriguez, Fact Sheet:  Psychological Effects of Solitary Confinement, Solitary Watch (2011).  http://solitarywatch.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/fact-sheet-psychological-effects-of-solitary-confinement3.pdf

Andrea J. Sedlank and Carol Bruce, Youth’s Characteristics and Backgrounds:  Findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (December 2010).

Andrea J. Sedlak and Karla S. McPherson, Conditions of Confinement:  Findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement, Juvenile Justice Bulletin, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs (May 2010).

Sharon Shalev, A Sourcebook on Solitary Confinement (LSE Mannheim Centre for Criminology 2008).

Standards for the Prevention, Detection, Response, and Monitoring of Sexual Abuse in Juvenile Facilities, National Prisoner Rape Elimination Commission (June 2009).

State-Level Detention Reform:  A Practice Guide for State Advisory Groups, Annie E. Casey Foundation (2008).

Ten Principles for Providing Effective Defense Advocacy at Juvenile Detention Hearings, National Juvenile Defender Center (2008) http://www.njdc.info/pdf/njdc_tools/10%20Detention%20Principles2008.pdf

Understanding the OJJDP Survey of Conditions of Confinement in Juvenile Facilities, Center for Children’s Law and Public Policy (August 2010).

Using Media Advocacy to Promote Detention Reform: A Practice Guide to Juvenile Detention Reform, Annie E. Casey Foundation (2009).

Court Data and Juvenile Code Analyses

National Center for Juvenile Justice

3700 South Water Street, Suite 200

Pittsburgh, PA  15203

Telephone:  (412) 227-6950

http://www.ncjj.org

National Conference of State Legislatures

444 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 515

Washington, DC  20001

Telephone:  (202) 624-5400

http://www.ncsl.org

National Juvenile Court Data Archive

National Center for Juvenile Justice

Attn:  Manager of Data Collection

3700 South Water Street, Suite 200

Pittsburgh, PA  15203

Telephone:  (412) 227-6950

http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/njcda

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

810 Seventh Street NW

Washington, DC  20531

Telephone:  (202) 307-5911

http://www.ojjdp.gov

 

Crime and Arrest Data

 

Bureau of Justice Statistics

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/

 

Compendium of National Juvenile Justice Data Sets

http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/Compendium/index.html

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Criminal Justice Information Services Division

Clarksburg, WV

Telephone:  (304) 625-4995

http://www.fbi.gov

Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse

PO Box 6000

Rockville, MD  20849-6000

Telephone:  (800) 638-6736

 

National Center for Juvenile Justice

3700 South Water Street, suite 200

Pittsburgh, PA  15203

Telephone:  (412) 227-6950

http://www.ncjj.org

 

National Criminal Justice Reference Service

PO Box 6000

Rockville, MD  20849-6000

Telephone:  (800) 851-3420

http://www.ncjrs.gov

 

Office of National Drug Control Policy

PO Box 6000

Rockville, MD  20849-6000

Telephone:  (800) 666-3332

http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov

Crossover Youth (Child is both CHINS and JD)

Cross Over Youth Practice Model, Center for Juvenile Justice Reform and Casey Family Programs (2010).

Cyber Crimes

Susan W. Brenner and Megan Rehberg, “Kiddie Crime”? The Utility of Criminal Law in Controlling Cyberbullying, First Amendment Law Rev. (Jan. 2010).

Disposition Alternatives

Juvenile Diversion Guidebook, Models for Change Juvenile Diversion Workgroup (March 2011).

 

Anthony Petrosino, Carolyn Turpin-Petrosino, and Sarah Guckenberg, Formal System Processing of Juveniles:  Effects on Delinquency, The Campbell Collaboration (January 2010).

 

Scared Straight:  Don’t Believe the Hype, Coalition for Juvenile Justice (January 2011).

Education and School Discipline

 

Advancement Project

1220 L Street NW, Suite 850

Washington DC  20005

Telephone:  (202) 728-9557

http://www.advancementproject.org/

Council for Exceptional Children

2900 Crystal Drive, Suite 1000

Arlington, VA  222002-3557

Telephone:  (703) 620-3660

http://www.cec.sped.org

Indiana Juvenile Detention Association – Educators

http://www.youthlawteam.org/IJDA-Educators.html

Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services (Special Education)

4701 North Keystone Avenue, Suite 222

Indianapolis, IN  46205

Telephone:  (800) 622-4845, ext. 232

http://www.in.gov/ipas/index.htm

Juvenile Law Center

1315 Walnut Street, 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA  19107

Telephone:  (215) 625-0551

http://www.jlc.org

National Center on Education, Disability, and Juvenile Justice

University of Maryland

1224 Benjamin Building

College Park, MD  20742

Telephone:  (301) 405-6462

http://www.edjj.org

ACLU, Hard Lessons: School Resource Officer Programs and School-based Arrests in Three Connecticut Towns (Nov. 2008).

Emily Barbour, Separate and Invisible:  Alternative Education Programs and our Educational Rights, 50 B.C. L. Rev. 197 (January 2009).

Elizabeth Cate, Teach Your Children Well:  Proposed Challenges to Inadequacies of Correctional Special Education for Juvenile Inmates, 34 N.Y. Rev. of L. & Soc. Change 1 (2010).  Available at: http://www.law.nyu.edu/ecm_dlv2/groups/public/@nyu_law_website__journals__review_of_law_and_social_change/documents/documents/ecm_pro_068609.pdf

Jessica Feierman, Marsha Levick, and Ami Mody, The School-to-Prison Pipeline…and Back:  Obstacles and Remedies for the Re-Enrollment of Adjudicated Youth, 54 N.Y. L. Rev. 1115 (2009/2010).

Catherine Foley Geib and John F. Chapman, et al., The Education of Juveniles in Detention:  Policy Considerations and Infrastructure Development Learning and Individual Differences, 21 J. Psych. & Educ. 3 (2011).

 

Guide for Preventing and Responding to School Violence, 2nd Edition, Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (December 2009).

 

Indiana Detention Education Proposed Best Practice Standards, Indiana Juvenile Detention Association – Educator’s Group (2007)

http://www.youthlawteam.org/files/Proposed%20Detention%20Education%20Manual%202007-2008.pdf

 

Catherine Y. Kim and I. India Geronimo, Policing in Schools: Developing a Governance Document for School Resource Officers in K-12 Schools, ACLU White Paper (Aug. 2009).

 

Michelle LaVigne and Gregory J. Van Rybroek, Breakdown in the Language Zone:  The Prevalence of Language Impairments Among Juvenile and Adult Offenders and Why It Matters, U.C. Davis J. Juv. Pol’y (Winter 2011).

 

Daniel J. Losen and Russell J. Skiba, Suspended Education: Urban Middle School in Crisis, Southern Poverty Law Center (September 2010).

Brent Pattison, Questioning School Discipline: Due Process, Confrontation, and School Discipline Hearings, 18 Temp. Pol. & Civ. Rts. L. Rev. 49 (Fall 2008).

Peter Price, When is a Police Officer an Officer of the Law?:  The Status of Police Officers in Schools, 99 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 541 (Spring 2009).

 

Dean Hill Rivkin, Decriminalizing Students with Disabilities, 54 N.Y.L. Sch. L. Rev. (2009/2010).

 

Special Ed Kids in the Justice System:  How to Recognize and Treat Young People with Disabilities that Compromise their Ability to Comprehend, Learn, and Behave, National Juvenile Defender Center MacArthur Juvenile Court Training Curriculum http://www.njdc.info/pdf/maca5.pdf

Lisa H. Thurau and Johanna Wald, Controlling Partners: When Law Enforcement Meets Discipline in Public Schools, N.Y.L. Sch. L. Rev. (2009/2010).

Trends in High School Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States: 1972-2008, U.S. Department of Education (December 2010).

Joseph B. Tulman and Douglas M. Weck, Shutting Off the School-to-Prison Pipeline for Status Offenders with Education-Related Disabilities, 54 N.Y.L. Sch. L. Rev. (2009/2010).

Marsha Weismann, et al., The Right of Education in Juvenile and Criminal Law in the United States, Submission to Vernor Muñoz, Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education, Human Rights Council, United Nations (December 2008).

Ethics

Barbara Fedders, Losing Hold of the Guiding Hand: Ineffective Assistance of Counsel in Juvenile Delinquency Representation, 14.2 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. (2010).

The Juvenile Defenders Association of Pennsylvania, Performance Guidelines for Quality and Effective Juvenile Delinquency Representation (April 15, 2010)

Ellen Marrus, Best Interests Equals Zealous Advocacy: A Not So Radical View of Holistic Representation for Children Accused of Crime, 62 MD. L. REv. 288, 344-45 (2003)

Michele Benedetto Neitz, A Unique Bench, A Common Code:  Evaluating Judicial Ethics in Juvenile Court, Geo. J. Legal Ethics (Winter 2011).

Evidence

 

The Florida Bar, Legal Needs of Children’s Standing Committee, Florida Guidelines for Attorneys Who Represent Children in Delinquency Proceedings (July 29, 2009)

 

Forensic Identification Science Evidence Since Daubert:  Part I – A Quantitative Analysis of the Exclusion of Forensic Identification Science Evidence, Mark Page, Jane Taylor, et. al., Journal of Forensic Sciences (2011).

Daniel Gelb, An Approach to Cell Phone Evidence for Criminal Defense Attorneys, The Champion (November 2009)

Mark Page, Jane Taylor, et. al., Forensic Identification Science Evidence Since Daubert:  Part II – Judicial Reasoning in Decisions to Exclude Forensic Identification Evidence on Grounds of Reliability, J. Forensic Sci. (2011).

Gangs

Arlen Egley, Jr. and James C. Howell, Highlights of the 2009 National Youth Gang Survey, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (June 2011).

Jennifer E. Felming, Your Honor, I Seen Him with that Gang:  The Constitutionality of the Federal Street Gang Statute in Wake of Apprendi v. New Jersey, 18 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 249 (October 2009).

Thomas A. Myers, The Unconstitutionality, Ineffectiveness, and Alternatives of Gang Injunctions, 14 Mich. J. Race & L. 285 (Spring 2009).

Gender

 

Center for Gender and Justice

7946 Ivanhoe Avenue, Suite 201B

La Jolla, CA  92037

Telephone:  (858) 454-8528

http://www.centerforgenderandjustice.org/

 

Girls Initiative at the National Juvenile Defender Center

1350 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 304

Washington DC  20036

Telephone:  (202) 452-0010

http://www.njdc.info

Girls Study Group

http://girlsstudygroup.rti.org

Marty Beyer, Girl Facts (May 2010).

Susan Brumbaugh, Jennifer L. Hardison Walters, and Laura A. Winterfield, Girls Study Group:  Suitability of Assessment Instruments for Delinquent Girls, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention U.S. Department of Justice (April 2010).

Elizabeth Cauffman, Understanding the Female Offender, 18 The Future of Children:  Juvenile Justice (Fall 2008).

Barry C. Feld, Violent Girls or Relabeled Status Offenders: An Alternative Interpretation of the Data, 55 Crime & Delinq. 241 (2009).

Stephanie R. Hawkins, Phillip W. Graham, et al., Resilient Girls – Factors that Protect Against Delinquency, Office of Justice Programs (January 2009).

Pernilla Johansson and Kimberly Kempf-Leonard, A Gender-Specific Pathway to Serious, Violent, and Chronic Offending?: Exploring Howell’s Risk Factors for Serious Delinquency, 55 Crime & Delinq. 216 (2009).

Justice by Gender:  The Lack of Appropriate Prevention, Diversion, and Treatment Alternatives for Girls in the Justice System, American Bar Assocation and National Bar Association (2001)  http://www.njdc.info/pdf/justicebygenderweb.pdf

Paul E. Tracy, Kimberly Kempf-Leonard, et al., Gender Differences in Delinquency and Juvenile Justice Processing: Evidence from National Data, 55 Crime & Delinq. 171 (April 2009).

 

Handouts for Clients and Their Families About the JD System

 

Charged with a Crime?  Don’t Go It Alone…Talk to a Lawyer.  Barry University School of Law and the Southern Poverty Law Center (July 31, 2009) – A Florida example.  http://www.juveniledefender.org/files/sjdc_chargedpamphlet.pdf

 

Detention:  Know Your Legal Rights and Speak Up for Yourself!, Center for Children’s Advocacy and the Connecticut Judicial Branch (2011) – A Connecticut example.

 

A Guide for Parents to the Juvenile Justice System in Indiana, “Your Child and Juvenile Court”, The Youth Law T.E.A.M. of Indiana and the Children’s Law Center of Indiana. (2006).  http://www.in.gov/cji/2618.htm

 

Your Guide to the Juvenile Justice System in Illinois, Children and Family Justice Center, Northwestern School of Law and the Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership – an Illinois example.

http://www.law.northwestern.edu/cfjc/documents/JuvenileJusticeGuideEnglish.pdf

 

What Your Attorney Wants To Know About Your Juvenile Delinquency Case, Juvenile Rights Project (July 31, 2009) – An Oregon example.

The Youth Law T.E.A.M. of Indiana Presents:  PLAY (Present Laws Affecting Youth) in Bounds [publication to help youth understand the law] http://www.in.gov/cji/2618.htm

 

Homeless and Runaway Youth

 

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

699 Prince Street

Alexandria, VA  22314-3175

Telephone:  (800) 843-5678

http://www.missingkids.com

 

National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth

PO Box 13505

Silver Springs, MD  20911-3505

Telephone:  (301) 608-8098

http://www.ncfy.com

 

Human Rights

 

Amnesty International

5 Penn Plaza, 14th Floor

New York, NY  10001

Telephone:  (212) 807-8400

http://www.amnestyusa.org

Human Rights Watch

350 Fifth Avenue, 34th Floor

New York, NY  10118

Telephone:  (212) 290-4700

www.hrw.org

Immigration

 

American Immigration Lawyers Association

918 F Street NW

Washington DC  20004

Telephone:  (202) 216-2400

http://www.aila.org

Immigrant Legal Resource Center

1663 Mission Street, Suite 602

San Francisco, CA  64103

Telephone:  (415) 255-9792

http://www.ilrc.org

National Immigration Forum

50 F Street NW, Suite 300

Washington DC  20001

Telephone:  (202) 347-0040

http://www.immigrationforum.org

Laura Abel, Language Access in State Courts, Brennan Center for Justice (2009).

Linda Kelly Hill, The Right to be Heard:  Voicing the Due Process Right to Counsel for Unaccompanied Alien Children, B.C. Third World L.J. (Winter 2011).

Locked up Far Away:  The Transfer of Immigrants to Remote Detention Centers in the United States, Human Rights Watch (2009).

International Law

 

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

1889 F Street NW

Washington DC  20006

http://www.cidh.org

International Justice Project

6 Allerton Court

Stanhope, Bishop Auckland

County Durham, DL13 2FB

England

Telephone:  +1(0) 1388-527-403

http://www.internationaljusticeproject.org

Advocacy Strategies Training Manual, Defence for Children International (2009).

European Rules for Juvenile Offenders Subject to Sanctions or Measures, Council of Europe, Committee of Ministers (July 2009).

Jelani Jefferson and John W. Head, In Whose “Best Interests?” An International and Comparative Assessment of US Rules on Sentencing of Juveniles, 1 Hum. Rts. & Globalization L. Rev. 89 (Fall 2007/Spring 2008).

Juvenile Justice Litigation Resources:  International Instruments and Context, The International Justice Project (2006)  http://www.internationaljusticeproject.org

Amanda Petteruti and Jason Fenster, Finding Direction:  Expanding Criminal Justice Options by Considering Policies of Other Nations, Justice Policy Institute (April 2011).

Interstate Compact

 

Association of Juvenile Compact Administrators

http://ajca.us/documents.php

Interstate Compact on Juveniles – Indiana Parole

Indiana Department of Correction

Indiana Government Center South, Room E334

302 West Washington Street

Indianapolis, IN  46204

Telephone:  (317) 232-5972

http://ajca.us/roster_view.php?name=Indiana%20Parole

Interstate Compact on Juveniles – Indiana Probation

30 South Meridian Street, Suite 900

Indianapolis, IN  46204-3564

Telephone:  (317) 232-6578

http://ajca.us/roster_view.php?name=Indiana%20Probation

Juvenile Justice Reform

Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice

Criminal Justice Transition Coalition

David Altschuler, Gary Stangler, Kent Berkley, and Leonard Burton, Supporting Youth in Transition to Adulthood: Lessons Learned from Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice, Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (Apr. 2009)

Annie E. Casey Foundation, State-level Detention Reform: A Practice Guide for State Advisory Groups (2008); Using Media Advocacy to Promote Detention Reform: A Practice Guide (2009); 2009 Kids Count Data Book

 

Center for Children’s Law and Policy, The Second Century: Juvenile Justice Reform in Illinois (2008)

 

James M. Frabutt, Envisioning a Juvenile Justice System that Supports Positive Youth Development, 22 Notre Dame J. L. Ethics & Pub. Pol’y 107 (2008)

Kristin Henning, What’s Wrong with Victims’ Rights in Juvenile Court?: Retributive Versus Rehabilitative Systems of Justice, 97 Cal. L. Rev. 1107-1170 (2009).

Marsha L. Levick and Elizabeth-Ann Tierney, The United States Supreme Court Adopts a Reasonable Juvenile Standard in J.D.B. v. North Carolina for Purposes of the Miranda Custody Analysis:  Can a More Reasoned Justice System for Juveniles be Far Behind?, 47 Harv. C.R.-C.L. L. Rev. (Summer 2012).

Models for Change Research Initiative, Research Project Summaries (2008)

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender

 

Lamda Legal Defense and Education Fund

Midwest Regional Office

11 East Adams, Suite 1008

Chicago, IL  60603-6303

Telephone:  (312) 663-4413

http://www.lambdalegal.org

 

Legal Services for Children

Model Standards Project

1254 Market Street, 3rd Floor

San Francisco, CA  94102

Telephone:  (415) 863-3762

http://www.lsc-sf.org

National Center for Lesbian Rights

870 Market Street, Suite 370

San Francisco, CA  94102

Telephone:  (415) 392-6257

http://www.nclrights.org

Rshmi Goel, Delinquent or Distracted? Attention Deficit Disorder and the Construction of the Juvenile Offender, 27 Law & Ineq. 1 (Winter 2009).

Angela Irvine, “We’v Had Three of Them”:  Addressing the Invisibility of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Gender Non-Conforming Youths in the Juvenile Justice System, Colum. J. Gender & L. (2010).

Katayoon Majd, Jody Marksamer, and Carolyn Reyes, Hidden Injustice: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth in Juvenile Courts, Legal Services for Children, National Center for Lesbian Rights, and National Juvenile Defender Center (Fall 2009).

Protecting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Gender Non-Conforming People from Sexual Abuse and Harassment in Correctional Settings, American Civil Liberties Union, Equity Project, National Juvenile Defender Center, et. al. (April 4, 2011).

Protecting Youth in the PREA National Standards, American Civil Liberties Union, Equity Project, National Juvenile Defender Center, et. al. (April 4, 2011).

Report of Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Correctional Facilities, U.S. Department of Justice (October 2010).

Sexual Identity, Sex of Sexual Contacts, and Health-Risk Behaviors Among Students in Grades 9-12 – Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance, Selected Sites, United States 2001-2009, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (June 2011).

Caitlyn Silhan, The Present Case Does Involve Minors:  An Overview of the Discriminatory Effects of Romeo and Juliet Provisions and Sentencing Practices on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth, Tex. Rev. L. & Pol. (2011).

Heather Squatriglia, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth in the Juvenile Justice System:  Incorporating Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity into the Rehabilitative Process, 14 Cardozo J.L. & Gender 793 (2008).

Shannon Wilber, Caitlin Ryan, and Jody Marksamer, Serving LGBT Youth in Out-of-Home Care, CWLA Best Practice Guidelines, Child Welfare League of America (2006).

 

Mental Health

 

MacArthur Network for Adolescent Development and Juvenile Justice

The John D and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

140 South Dearborn Street

Chicago, IL  60603

http://www.macfound.org/

Indiana Juvenile Mental Health Screening Assessment and Treatment Project

http://www.youthlawteam.org/mental_health.html

Models for Change

http://www.modelsforchange.net/index.html

 

National Alliance of Mental Illness

Indiana Chapter

PO Box 22697

Indianapolis, IN  46222-0697

Telephone:  (317) 925-9399

http://www.namiindiana.org

National Alliance of Mental Illness

Colonial Place Three

2107 Wilson Blvd., Suite 300

Arlington, VA  22201-3042

Telephone:  (703) 524-7600

http://www.nami.org

National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice

Policy Research Associates

345 Delaware Avenue

Delmar, NY  12054

Telephone:  (866) 9NCMHJJ

http://www.ncmhjj.com

National Mental Health Association

2001 North Beauregard Street, 12th Floor

Alexandria, VA  22311

Telephone:  (703) 684-7722

http://www.nmha.org

Matthew C. Aalsma and the Indiana Juvenile Mental Health Screening Assessment and Treatment Project, 2011 Report and Recommendations

http://www.youthlawteam.org/files/Mental%20Health%20Project%20Final%20Report-2011-7%2028%2011.pdf

Dr. Marty Beyer, Dr. Thomas Grisso and Malcolm Young, More Than Meets the Eye:  Rethinking Assessment, Competency and Sentencing for a Harsher Era of Juvenile Justice, A Report of the Juvenile Justice Center American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section, American Bar Association Juvenile Justice Center (2002).

Denise Paquette Boots and Jennifer Wareham, Mental Health and Violent Offending in Chicago Youth:  A Multilevel Approach, National Institute of Justice (May 2011).

 

Kristine Buffington, Carly B. Dierkhising, et. al., Ten Things Every Juvenile Court Judge Should Know About Trauma and Delinquency, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (2010).

 

Evaluating Youth Competence in the Justice System, National Juvenile Defender Center MacArthur Juvenile Court Training Curriculum.  http://www.njdc.info/pdf/maca6.pdf

David Finkelhor, Heather Turner, et al., Children’s Exposure to Violence:  A Comprehensive National Survey, Juvenile Justice Bulletin, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs (October 2009).

Thomas Grisso, Adolescent Offenders with Mental Illness, 18 The Future of Children: Juvenile Justice (Fall 2008)

Carrie Hanlon, et al., A Multi-Agency Approach to Using Medicaid to Meet the Health Needs of Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth, National Academy for State Health Policy, Models for Change (December 2008).

Mental Health Assessments in the Justice System:  How to Get High-Quality Evaluations and What to Do With Them in Court, National Juvenile Defender Center MacArthur Juvenile Court Training Curriculum  http://www.njdc.info/pdf/maca3.pdf

Brian Jay Nicholls, Justice in the Darkness: Mental Health and the Juvenile Justice System, J. L. & Fam. Stud., Vol. 11 (2009).

Dean Hill Rivkin, Decriminalizing Students with Disabilities, 54 N.Y.L. Sch. L. Rev. (2009/2010).

 

Joseph B. Tulman, Douglas M. Weck, Shutting off the School-to-Prison Pipeline for Status Offenders with Educaiton-Related Disabilities, 54 N.Y.L. Sch. L. Rev. (2009/2010).

Outcomes – Long-term Studies

Uberto Gatti, Richard E. Tremblay, et al., Iatrogenic Effect of Juvenile Justice, J. Child Psych. & Psychiatry (2009).

Edward P. Mulvey, Laurence Steinberg, et al., Trajectories of Desistance and Continuity in Antisocial Behavior Following Court Adjudication Among Serious Adolescent Offenders, Cambridge University Press (2010).

Racial and Minority Issues — Disproportionality

 

Advancement Project

1730 M Street NW, #910

Washington DC  20036

Telephone:  (202) 728-9557

http://www.advancementproject.org

Asian/Pacific Islander Youth Violence Prevention Center

Department of Psychiatry

University of Hawaii at Manoa

1441 Kapiolani Blvd, Suite 1802

Honolulu, HI  96814

Telephone:  (808) 945-1517

http://www.api-center.org

Asian/Pacific Islander Youth Violence Prevention Center

1970 Broadway, Suite 500

Oakland, CA  94612

Telephone:  (510) 208-0500

http://www.api-center.org

Juvenile Justice Evaluation Center

Disproportionate Minority Contact

777 North Capitol Street NE Suite 801

Washington DC  20002

Telephone:  (202) 842-9330

http://www.jrsa.org/jjec/programs/dmc/

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.

1441 I Street NW

Washington DC  20005

Telephone:  (202) 682-1300

http://www.naacpldf.org

Neelum Arya and Ian Augarten, Critical Condition:  African-American Youth in the Justice System, Campaign for Youth Justice (September 2008).

Neelum Arya with Francisco Villarruel, Cassandra Villanueva, and Ian Augarten, America’s Invisible Children:  Latino Youth and the Failure of Justice, Campaign for Youth Justice and National Council of La Raza (May 20, 2009).

The Color of Discipline; Sources of Racial and Gender Disproportionality in School Punishment 6 (June 2000) (available at http://www.indiana.edu/~safeschl/cod.pdf)

Duren Banks, Steven W. Perry, et al., Compendium of Tribal Crime Statistics, 2011, Bureau of Justice Statistics (June 2011).

Tamar R. Birkhead, Culture Clash:  The Challenge of Lawyering Across Difference in Juvenile Court, Rutgers L. Rev. (Summer 2010).

Edgar Cahn and Cynthia Robbins, An Offer They Can’t Refuse:  Racial Disparity in Juvenile Justice and Deliberate Indifference Meet Alternatives That Work, 13 D.C. L. Rev. 71 (2010).

Disproportionate Minority Contact Technical Assistance Manual, 4th Edition, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (July 2009).

 

Uduakobong Ikpe and Kendell L. Coker, Encouraging the Use of Community Involvement and Restorative Practices as Treatment for Trauma with Black Juvenile Offenders, 15 Pub. Int. L. Rep. 220 (Summer 2010)

 

The Keeper and the Kept:  Reflections on Local Obstacles to Dispararities Reduction in Juvenile Justice Systems and a Path to Change, W. Haywood Burns Institute (December 2009).

Katayoon Majd, Students of the Mass Incarceration Nation, Howard L. J. (Winter 2011).

Daniel E. Monnat and Paige A. Nichols, Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010:  A Primer, With Reservations, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (December 2010).

Racial and Ethnic Disparities Juvenile Justice Data Map, W. Haywood Burns Institute (http://www.burnsinstitute.org/state_map.php).

Racial and Ethnic Disparity and Disproportionality in Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice: A Compendium, Chapin Hall Center for Children, et al. (2008).

 

Aneeta Rattan, Cynthia Levine, et. al., Race and the Fragility of the Legal Distinction between Juveniles and Adults, PLOS-One (2012)  http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0036680

Russell J. Skiba, Suzanne E. Eckes, and Kevin Brown, African American Disproportionally in School Discipline:  The Divide Between Best Evidence and Legal Remedy, 54 N.Y. L. Rev. (2009/2010).

Right to Counsel and Indigent Defense

ABA Eight Guidelines of Public Defense Related to Excessive Workloads, American Bar Association (August 2009).

Heather Baxter, Gideon’s Ghost:  Providing the Sixth Amendment Right to Counsel in Times of Budgetary Crisis, Mich. St. L. Rev. (September 2010).

Barbara Fedders, Losing Hold of the Guiding Hand:  Ineffective Assistance of Counsel in Juvenile Delinquency Representation, Lewis & Clark L. Rev., Vol. 14.2 (2010).

Richard D. Hartley, Holly Ventura Miller, et. al., Do You Get What You Pay For?  Type of Counsel and its Effect on Criminal Court Outcomes, Elsevier J. Crim. Just. (2010).

Kristin Henning, Denial of the Child’s Right to Counsel, Voice, and Participation in Juvenile Delinquency Proceedings, Child Welfare 121-138 (Sept./Oct. 2010).

Kristin Henning, It Takes a Lawyer to Raise a Child?: Allocating Responsibilities Among Parents, Children, and Lawyers in Delinquency Cases, 6 Nev. L.J. 836-889 (2006).

Kristin Henning, Loyalty, Paternalism, and Rights: Client Counseling Theory and the Role of Child’s Counsel in Delinquency Cases, 81 Notre Dame L. Rev. 245-324 (2005).

Norman Lefstein, Excessive Public Defense Caseloads: Are ABA Standards for Criminal Justice Adequate?, Hastings Const. L.Q. (2011).

Norman Lefstein and Robert L. Spangenberg, Justice Denied: America’s Continuing Neglect of Our Constitutional Right to Counsel, The Constitution Project (April 2009).

Katayoon Majd and Patricia Puritz, The Cost of Justice:  How Low-Income Youth Continue to Pay the Price of Failing Indigent Defense Systems, 16 Geo. J. on Poverty L. & Pol’y (2009).

Jennier K. Pokempner, Riya Saha Shah, et. al., The Legal Significance of Adolescent Development on the Right to Counsel:  Establishing the Constitutional Right to Counsel for Teens in Child Welfare Matters and Assuring a Meaningful Right to Counsel in Delinquency Matters, 47 Harv. C.R.-C.L. L. Rev. (Summer 2012).

System Overload:  The Costs of Under-Resourcing Public Defense, Justice Policy Institute (July 2011).

Risk Assessment Tools

Christopher Baird, A Question of Evidence:  A Critique of Risk Assessment Models Used in the Juvenile Justice System, National Council on Crime and Delinquency (February 2009).

Edward P. Mulvey and Ann-Marie R. Iselin, Improving Professional Judgments of Risk and Amenability in Juvenile Justice, 18 The Future of Children: Juvenile Justice, (Fall 2008).

Search and Seizure

Rona Ambrovitch, Karen Higgins-Bass and Stephen Bliss, Young Person’s Comprehension of Waivers in Criminal Proceedings, Canadian J. of Criminology 309 (1993)

 

A Rock, a Hard Place, and a Reasonable Suspicion:  How the United States Supreme Court Stripped School Officials of the Authority to Keep Students Safe, La. L. Rev. (2010).

Barton Juvenile Defender Clinic at Emory University School of Law, National Juvenile Defender Center, and Youth Advocacy Project of the Committee for Public Counsel Services, Defending Clients Who Have Been Searched and Interrogated at School:  A Guide for Juvenile Defenders (Fall 2009)

Camreta v. Greene, Case No. 09-1454, 09-1478, Juvenile Law Center Brief of Amici Curiae, SCOTUS (January 2011).

Jonathan S. Carter, You’re Only as “Free to Leave” As You Feel: Police Encounters with Juveniles and the Trouble with Differential Standards for Investigatory Stops Under In re: I.R.T., 88 N.C. L. Rev. 1389 (May 2010) – analysis of a North Carolina case.

Defending Clients Who Have Been Searched and Interrogated in School, National Juvenile Defender Center (2009).  http://www.njdc.info/pdf/defending_clients_who_have_been_searched_and_interrogated_at_school.pdf

Emily Gold Waldman, Students Fourth Amendment Rights in Schools:  Strip Searches, Drug Tests, and More, Touro L. Rev. (2011).

Thomas Grisso, Juveniles’ Waiver of Rights: Legal and Psychological Competence (1981)

Phillip A. Hubbart, Making Sense of Search and Seizure Law, A Fourth Amendment Handbook 170 (2005).

Josh Kagan, Re- appraising TLO’s “Special Needs” Doctrine in an Era of School-Law Enforcement Entanglement, 33 J.L. & Educ. 291 (2004).

Emily J. Nelson, Custodial Strip Searches of Juveniles:  How Safford Informs a New Two-Tiered Standard of Review, B. C. L. Rev. (January 2011).

Michael Pinard, From the Classroom to the Courtroom: Reassessing Fourth Amendment Standards in Public School Searches Involving Law Enforcement Authorities, 45 Ariz. L. Rev. 1067, 1069 (2003)

Peter Price, When is a Police Officer an Officer of the Law?:  The Status of Police Officers in Schools, 99 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 541 (Spring 2009).

Joseph Shayeb, Constitutional Law – Searches and Seizures by School Officials – Fourth Amendment Guarantees Students the Right to be Free from Unreasonable Searches at School, 27 Miss. L.J. 209 (Fall 2009).

Steinberg and Scott, Less Guilty by Reason of Adolescence: Develop- mental Immaturity, Diminished Responsibility, and the Juvenile Death Penalty, 58 Am. Psychologist 1009, 1014 (2003).

Sex Offenders

 

Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

4900 SW Griffith Drive, Suite 274

Beaverton, Oregon  97005

Telephone:  (503) 643-1023

http://www.atsa.com

Center for Sex Offender Management

c/o Center for Effective Public Policy

8403 Colesville Road, Suite 720

Silver Springs, MD  20910

Telephone:  (301) 589-9383

http://www.csom.org

Juvenile Sex Offender Research Bibliography

http://www.ojjdp.ncjrs.org/juvsexoff/sexbibtopic.html

National Child Abuse Defense and Resource Center

PO Box 638

Holland, OH  43528

Telephone:  (419) 865-0513

http://www.falseallegation.org

In re: C.P., Supreme Court of Ohio, Case No. 2010-0731, National Juvenile Defender Center Brief of Amici Curiae (September 2010).

David Finkelhor, Richard Ormrod, and Mark Chaffin, Juveniles Who Commit Sex Offenses Against Minors, Juvenile Justice Bulletin, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs (December 2009).

John A. Humbach, ‘Sexting’ and the First Amendment, 37 Hastings Const. L.Q. 433 (Spring 2010).

Julia Halloran McLaughlin, Crime and Punishment: Teen Sexting in Context, Penn St. L. Rev. (2010).

Registering Harm: How Sex Offense Registries Fail Youth and Communities, Justice Policy Institute (2008).

Robert D. Richards and Clay Calvert, When Sex and Cell Phones Collide:  Inside the Prosecution of a Teen Sexting Case, 32 Hastings Comm. & Ent. L.J. 1 (Fall 2009).

Michael C. Seto and Martin L. Lalumiere, What is So Special About Male Adolescent Sexual Offending?  A Review and Test of Explanations Through Meta-Analysis, American Psychological Association (2010).

W. Jesse Weins and Todd C. Hiestand, Sexting, Statutes and Saved by the Bell:  Introducing a Lesser Juvenile Charge with an ‘Aggravating Factors’ Framework, 77 Tenn. L. Rev. 1 (Fall 2009).

Shackling

Sue Burrell, Moving Away from Hardware:  The JDAI Standards on Fixed Restraint, Youth Law Center, Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (February 2009).

Anita Nabha, Shuffling to Justice: Why Children Should Not be Shackled in Court, 73 Brook. L. Rev. 1549 (2008)

Status Offenders

Julie J. Kim, Left Behind:  The Paternalistic Treatment of Status Offenders within the Juvenile Justice System, 87 Wash. U. L. Rev. (2010).

Trial Advocacy

 

American Bar Association

Center on Children and the Law

740 15th Street NW

Washington DC  20005

Telephone:  (202) 662-1720

http://www.abanet.org/child/home.html

American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education

http://www.ali-aba.org

Association of Trial Lawyers of America

The Leonard M. Ring Law Center

1050 31st Street, NW

Washington DC  20007

Telephone:  (800) 424-2725

http://www.atlanet.org

Central Juvenile Defender Center

(AR, IN, KS, KY, MO, OH, TN)

Children’s Law Center

104 East Seventh Street, 2nd Floor

Covington, KY  41011

Telephone:  (859) 431-3313

Criminal Justice Institute of Indiana

www.in.gov/cji

Defense Research Institute

150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 300

Chicago, IL  60601

Telephone:  (312) 795-1101

http://www.dri.org

IJA-ABA Juvenile Justice Standards

http://www.abanet.org/crimjust/standards/home.html

Indiana Criminal Justice Institute Youth Services

101 West Washington Street, Suite 1170 East Tower

Indianapolis, IN  46204

Telephone:  (317) 232-1233

http://www.in.gov/cji/

Indiana Juvenile Justice Task Force, Inc.

1800 North Meridian Street, Suite 402

Indianapolis, IN  46202

http://www.ijjtf.org/templates/System/default.asp?id=40526

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

1150 18th Street NW, Suite 950

Washington DC  20036

Telephone:  (202) 872-8600

http://www.nacdl.org

National Institute for Trial Advocacy

53550 Generations Drive

South Bend, IN  46635-1570

Telephone:  (800) 225-6482

http://www.nita.com

National Juvenile Defender Center

1350 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 304

Washington DC  20036

Telephone:  (202) 452-0010

http://www.njdc.info

National Legal Aid and Defender Association

1140 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 900

Washington DC  20036

Telephone:  (202) 452-0620

http://www.nlada.org

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

810 Seventh Street NW

Washington DC  20531

Telephone:  (202) 307-5911

http://ojjdp.ncjrs.org/

Trial Ready

2269 Chestnut Street, Suite 881

San Francisco, CA  94123

Telephone:  (888) 231-7788

http://www.trialready.com

The “Amorphous Reasonable Attorney” Standard:  A Checklist Approach to Ineffective Counsel in Juvenile Court, Geo. J. Legal Ethics (Summer 2011).

 

Michael Dale, et al, eds., Representing the Child Client (Matthew Bender & Co. 1987).

 

James Garbarino, Ph.D., ed., What Children Can Tell Us (Jossey Bass 1989).

Paul Holland, Sharing Stories:  Narrative Lawyering in Bench Trials, 16 Clinical L. Rev. 195 (Fall 2009).

 

Indiana:  An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Delinquency Proceedings, National Juvenile Defender Center and Central Juvenile Defender Center Children’s Law Center, Inc. (2006).  http://www.njdc.info/pdf/Indiana%20Assessment.pdf

Juvenile Defender Delinquency Notebook, Advocacy and Training Guide, Second Edition, National Juvenile Defender Center (2006)

http://www.njdc.info/delinquency_notebook/interface.swf

 

Kids are Different:  How Knowledge of Adolescent Development Theory Can Aid Decision-Making in Court, National Juvenile Defender Center MacArthur Juvenile Court Training Curriculum  http://www.njdc.info/pdf/maca1.pdf

 

Literature Review; Books, Chapters in Books, and Papers, National Juvenile Defender Center MacArthur Juvenile Court Training Curriculum http://www.njdc.info/pdf/macalitreview.pdf

The Pathways to Youth Violence:  How Child Maltreatment and Other Risk Factors Lead Children to Chronically Aggressive Behavior, National Juvenile Defender Center MacArthur Juvenile Court Training Curriculum http://www.njdc.info/pdf/maca4.pdf

Performance Guidelines for Representation of Juveniles in Delinquency Cases (Draft) Indiana Public Defender Council (2004).

Principles in Practice:  Promoting Accountability, Safety, and Fairness in Juvenile Delinquency Proceedings, National Juvenile Defender Center  (2007). http://www.njdc.info/pdf/principles_in_practice.pdf

Allison Redlich, The Susceptibility of Juveniles to False Confessions and False Guilty Pleas, Rutgers L. Rev. (Summer 2010).

The Role of Juvenile Defense Counsel in Delinquency Court, National Juvenile Defender Center (2009).  http://www.njdc.info/pdf/njdc_role_of_counsel_book.pdf

Lourdes M. Rosado and Riya S. Shah, Protecting Youth from Self-Incrimination when Undergoing Screening, Assessment and Treatment within the Juvenile Justice System, Juv. L. Center (2007).  www.jlc.org

Jennifer M. Segadelli, Minding the Gap:  Extending Adult Jury Trial Rights to Adolescents While Maintaining a Childhood Commitment to Rehabilitation, Seattle J. Soc. Just. (Spring/Summer 2010).

 

Victor Streib, Intentional Wrongful Conviction of Children, 85 Chi. Kent L. Rev. (2010).

Talking to Teens in the Justice System:  Strategies for Interviewing Adolescent Defendants, Witnesses, and Victims, National Juvenile Defender Center MacArthur Juvenile Court Training Curriculum http://www.njdc.info/pdf/maca2.pdf

 

Ten Principles for Providing Effective Defense Advocacy at Juvenile Detention Hearings, National Juvenile Defender Center (2008) http://www.njdc.info/pdf/njdc_tools/NJDC_Detention_Tools.pdf

 

Joshua A. Tepfer, Laura H. Nirider, et al., Arresting Development:  Convictions of Innocent Youth, Rutgers L. Rev. (Summer 2010).

 

Understanding Adolescents:  A Juvenile Court Training Curriculum, American Bar Association Juvenile Justice Center (2000).

Eric. J. Zogry, Imagining Juvenile Defense in Three Dimensions:  Representing the Whole Child, North Carolina Advocates for Justice (August 2010).

Waiver/Transfer to Adult Court

Campaign for Youth Justice

1012 14th Street NW, Suite 610

Washington, DC 20005

Telephone:  (202) 558-3580

http://www.campaignforyouthjustice.org

Neelum Arya, State Trends:  Legislative Victories from 2005 to 2010 – Removing Youth From the Adult Criminal Justice System, Campaign for Youth Justice (2011).

Neelum Arya, Using Graham v. Florida to Challenge Juvenile Transfer Laws, LA. L. Rev. (2010).

Jenny E. Carroll, Rethinking the Constitutional Criminal Procedure of Juvenile Transfer Hearings:  Apprendi, Adult Punishment, and Adult Process, 61 Hastings L.J. 101 (2009).

Michele Deitch, Amanda Barstow, et al., From Time Out to Hard Time:  Young Children in the Adult Criminal Justice System, Special Project Report, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin (2009).

Thomas Grisso, Clinician’s Transfer Evaluations: How Well Can They Assist Judicial Discretion?  LA. L. Rev. (2010).

William Hannan, Judical Waiver as the Only Equitable Method to Transfer Juvenile Offenders to Criminal Court, 22 Notre Dame L.J. Ethics & Pub. Pol’y 193 (2008)

The Impact of Prosecuting Youth in the Adult Criminal Justice System, UCLA School of Law Juvenile Justice Project (July 2010).

Incarcerated Juveniles Belong in Juvenile Facilities, American Psychiatric Association (Feb. 27, 2009).

Megan C. Kurlycheck and Brian D. Johnson, Juvenility and Punishment:  Sentencing Juveniles in Adult Criminal Court, University at Albany, SUNY, and University of Maryland (August 2010).

National Center for Juvenile Justice Different from Adults: An Updated Analysis of Juvenile Transfer and Blended Sentencing Laws, with Recommendations and Reform (Nov. 2008).

Policies and Guidelines to Protect and Remove Youth from the Adult Criminal Justice System, Volume I, Policy Statements, and Volume II, Guidelines for Practitioners, Campaign for Youth Justice.

Richard E. Redding, Juvenile Transfer Laws:  An Effective Deterrent to Delinquency?, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (2010).

Mark Soler, Missed Opportunity:  Waiver, Race, Data, and Policy Reform, LA. L. Rev. (2010).

Wrongful Conviction or Adjudication

Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth

Northwestern School of Law

357 East Chicago Avenue, RB 800

Chicago, Illinois  60611

Telephone:  (312) 503-6298

http://cwcy.org/

Victor Streib, Intentional Wrongful Convictions of Children, 85 Chi. Kent L. Rev. 163 (2010)

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