Juvenile Justice

Criminal Justice

Teens charged in alleged school shooting plot; probe included Internet surveillance

Trials & Litigation

Juvenile judge facing felony case goes off on special prosecutor, says she cannot get a fair trial

ABA Journal Podcast

How do we fix the school-to-prison pipeline? (podcast with transcript)

Legal Ethics

Former youth court judge disciplined but can’t be kept from being re-elected to bench

Features

Schools start to rethink zero tolerance policies

Evidence

Police refuse to execute warrant for photos of youth’s erection in sexting case

Criminal Justice

Sheriff’s employees punished after teens are left in courthouse lockup without food or toilet paper

Constitutional Law

Civil rights groups sue feds to get lawyers for juveniles in deportation hearings

Criminal Justice

Girl, 12, charged in ‘Slender Man’ attempted-murder case is incompetent, doctors agree

Criminal Justice

Lawyers for girls, 12, charged in murder-attempt case seek transfer to juvenile court

Criminal Justice

2 girls, 12, face first-degree murder-attempt case; police say they hoped to please horror character

Juvenile Justice

Out of 257 Chicago-area juveniles charged as adults over a 2-year period, 1 was white

Your ABA

Racial imbalance feeds school-to-prison pipeline

Criminal Justice

Man fleeing police with juvenile detention escapee crashed into courthouse, news reports say

Constitutional Law

School to pay $70K to teen pressured to provide passwords after Facebook post critiqued staff member

Election Law

Judge is indicted, accused of making false residency claim

Constitutional Law

High schooler submits amicus brief in juvenile-lifer case to Michigan Supreme Court

Midyear Meeting

ABA resolution urges laws to stop foster kids from transitioning to homelessness

Midyear Meeting

ABA resolution backs access to effective appellate representation for juveniles

Juvenile Justice

‘Affluenza’ teen on probation for fatal crash is sent to pricey rehab