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June 18, 2010

Victory in the First Circuit: Sam and Tony M. v. Carcieri!

The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (which included Justice Souter sitting...

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June 14, 2010

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Juvenile Justice Diverges in Court

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske  |  Los Angeles Times  — Travell Lincome was a 15-year-old special education student when he was...

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June 14, 2010

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JIDAN Featured in Story on Inequalities in Legal Representation

Youth Law Center was quoted in a Los Angeles Times story examining the representation by...

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June 9, 2010

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Article Re Juveniles in Isolation in Harris County

For Their Own Good - Harris County Juveniles Certified as Adults Are Jailed in Isolation...

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May 27, 2010

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Mental Health Issues in California’s Juvenile Justice System

Youth Law Center's work on placement delay was cited in a recent Berkeley Center on...

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May 17, 2010

Justices Bar Life Terms for Youths Who Haven’t Killed

By The Associated Press  |  WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has ruled that teenagers may not...

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May 13, 2010

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Jennifer Rodriguez at Foster Care Education Symposium

YLC staff Attorney Jennifer Rodriguez presented on California's policy efforts to improve education outcomes for...

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May 12, 2010

YLC Signed on to Comments on NPREC Standards

The Youth Law Center signed on to comments on the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission...

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May 10, 2010

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Don’t Neglect our Foster Children

By Chronicle Editorial  |  San Francisco Chronicle  — The last two years have brought a tremendous amount of pain...

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