The Anti-Racist Imperative of Infancy

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Immediate and complete elimination of the juvenile legal system would be fraught with political and logistical challenges. Incremental “shrinkage,” however, is not only possible but has already begun to occur.307 One incrementalist strategy is to reduce the reach of that system by constricting its jurisdiction over certain behaviors and certain children, particularly the very young.…

Juvenile Life without Parole: Unusual and Unequal.

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A concentration of a few states has unevenly complied with Miller and the possibility of resentencing provided by Montgomery. Some states have refused to comply at all. This uneven implementation of the Miller decision has a particularly profound impact on racial disparities among those serving JLWOP. An analysis of those deemed worth protecting from JLWOP…

Virtual Shackles: Electronic Surveillance and the Adultification of Juvenile Courts

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Deception in Place of Equal and Impartial Administration of Justice: The Use of Deception When Interrogating Juveniles

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Memorandum of Agreement Regarding the Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County

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Psychosocial Maturity and Desistance From Crime in a Sample of Serious Juvenile Offenders

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Barriers to Wellness: Voices and Views from Young People in Five Cities

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Brain Science and the Theory of Juvenile Mens Rea

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Teens Impulsively React Rather than Retreat from Threat

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The Effects of Adolescent Development on Policing

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Kids Will be Kids: Time for a “Reasonable Child” Standard for the Proof of Objective Mens Rea Elements

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Sample Motion to Adopt Reasonable Child Standard

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A More Grown-Up Response to Ordinary Adolescent Behaviors: Repealing PINS Laws to Protect and Empower D.C. Youth

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Create New Opportunities for “Persons In Need of Supervision” (PINS) to Succeed Without Legal System Intervention

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Unshackled: Stories of Redemption Among Serious Youth Offenders

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Highlights from Pathways to Desistance: A Longitudinal Study of Serious Adolescent Offenders

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Racial Differences in Legal Socialization Models Across Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

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Community Crime, Poverty, and Proportion of Black Residents Influence Police Descriptions of Adolescents

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No Child Left Confined: Challenging the Digital Convict Lease

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This article is a transcript of a lecture given by Professor Chaz P. Arnett at a Symposium hosted by the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law’s Journal of Health Care Law & Policy. Professor Arnett discusses juvenile courts’ increased reliance on electronic monitoring, which he classifies as “e-carceration,” or the “the digital…

National Youth Defense System Standards

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Outlines steps that states must take to comply with the minimum requirements of the U.S. Constitution to protect the rights of youth facing deprivations of liberty.

In the Matter of the Personal Restraint of Miller

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JDB v. North Carolina

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Commonwealth v. Sheldon Mattis

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Juvenile Amenability in Discretionary Transfers

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People v. Parks Opinion

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