Tag Archives: Convention on the Rights of the Child

U.N. Convention on the Rights of Children — Time for the U.S.

Twenty-five years ago, on November 20, 1989, the United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child.  To date, the only two nations that have not signed and ratified the document are Somalia and the United States. The Convention … Continue reading

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International Conventions and Laws

In addition to state and federal laws, there are times when international law may come into play in juvenile court.  On May 3, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. EST, Spotlight on Youth will produce a radio show on the international conventions … Continue reading

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