Author Archives: Brandon Schrecengost

Brandon Schrecengost

About Brandon Schrecengost

Brandon Schrecengost is a second year student at the University of Houston Law Center. He graduated with his Bachelors degree in Anthropology from the University of Houston in 2007. After graduation, Brandon taught science and music at Sharpstown Middle School in Houston ISD. He began working as an intern with the Center for children Law and Policy this summer and is currently the treasurer of the International Law Society at UHLC. Brandon’s interest in how legal policy effects children the world over, particularly in the realm of education, continues to inform his work.

Monday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

Researchers Examine Youth Delinquency and Violence in Denver, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange The initial results from a study analyzing youth violence in a small Denver neighborhood finds that the roots of adolescent delinquency may be found in tumultuous, early home-life experiences. In February, researchers at the University of Colorado’s Center for the Study and Prevention […]

Thursday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

At OJJDP Experts Address Best Ways to Tackle Issue of Underage Drinking, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange “I don’t need to tell you that alcohol use by young people is dangerous,” said Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Administrator Robert Listenbee at a webinar held this week by the Interagency Coordination Committee on the […]

Tuesday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

Texas Advocacy Group Wields Charter-Policy Power, The New York Times As his legislation expanding the state’s virtual school network reached the floor of the Texas House in early May, Representative Ken King was focused on what it was not. “This is not a voucher bill. This is not a vendor bill,” said Mr. King, Republican […]