Nicole M. Lewis Joins the YLC Board of Directors

The Youth Law Center is happy to announce that Nicole M. Lewis has just joined our board.  Ms. Lewis is vice president of global marketing for Kelly Services, Inc., a world leader in human resources solutions. She is charged with the development of new products, as well as, the marketing strategies for Kelly’s global client […]

Posted Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

People v. Nguyen Decision a Disappointment

The California Supreme Court ruled on July 2, 2009, that juvenile felony adjudications count as “strikes” under California’s Three Strikes Law, even though youth do not have the right to a jury trial in juvenile court.  The Youth Law Center is disappointed by the court’s decision, as we had joined in an amicus brief in […]

Posted Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Strip Search of 13 Year Old Student Unconstitutional

The Youth Law Center celebrates the United State Supreme Court decision in Safford v. Redding, finding unconstitutional the strip search of a 13 year-old middle school student.  The 8-1 decision held that strip searching Savana Redding based on information from another girl who was found with prescription strength Ibuprofen and over the counter drugs.  The […]

Posted Monday, July 6th, 2009