Juvenile Justice

Criminal Justice

Dad who let 15-year-old drive gets prison time after fatal accident

Juvenile Justice

Why girls charged in Slender Man stabbing at age 12 will be tried as adults

Annual Meeting

Commissioners speak on the future of justice on American Indian land

U.S. Supreme Court

Ban life-without-parole sentences for juveniles retroactively, ABA urges SCOTUS

Family Law

Judge orders ‘brainwashed’ kids to live in juvenile facility for refusing to interact with their dad

Your ABA

ABA House takes on domestic violence, executions at Midyear Meeting

Constitutional Law

Citing landmark ‘Gault’ case, DOJ files framework for deciding if juveniles have adequate counsel


14-year-old arrested after dad finds murder contract that the youth allegedly wrote


Police award helped teen offender reinvent himself as a future law student

ABA Midyear

ABA urges adequate legal representation for unaccompanied immigrant minors

ABA Midyear

Should juveniles be shackled in court or sentenced to life without parole? ABA leaders weigh in

President's Message

Early involvement, education are keys to keeping kids on track for productive lives

Criminal Justice

Arrested Florida teen helps save life of officer booking him into jail; see the video

Juvenile Justice

Boy, 9, is arrested for failure to appear on gum-stealing charge; prosecutor regrets ‘mistake’

Juvenile Justice

State supreme court nixes lifetime registration for juvenile sex offenders

Criminal Justice

FBI director: Agent’s fake claim to be AP reporter ‘appropriate’; news agency outraged

Internet Law

FBI faked Associated Press news story to identify teen suspect in high school bomb-threats case

Juvenile Justice

Boy, 10, is charged as an adult with homicide in death of woman, 90

Juvenile Justice

Truancy crackdown is linked to spike in youth confinement rate in West Virginia

First Amendment

Teen’s Facebook photos with Jesus statue lead to desecration charge