Children and the Law Public Resources

Juvenile Justice Links

American Bar Association’s Juvenile Justice Center
American Probation and Parole Association
Center for Juvenile and Criminal Justice
Coalition for Juvenile Justice
Girls’ Justice Initiative
Haywood Burns Institute
Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission (JCJC)
Juvenile Justice Evaluation Center
National Association of Counsel for Children
National Center for Education, Disability and Juvenile Justice
National Center for Juvenile Justice
National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ)
National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
National Juvenile Defender Center
National Mental Health Association Juvenile Justice Site
National Teen Court Center
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Research Network on Adolescent Development and Juvenile Justice – McArthur Juvenile Adjudicative Competence Study
Vera Institute of Justice

Child Advocacy Organizations

ABA Center for Children and the Law
American Youth Policy Forum
Building Blocks for Youth
CDF-Legislative Action Center
Center for Law and Social Policy
Children & Family Justice Center
Children’s Defense Fund
Illinois Juvenile Justice Initiative
JLC End Zero Tolerance Information
Juvenile Law Center
National Center for Lesbian Rights – Youth Project
National Center for Youth Law
Youth Law Center

Special Needs Organizations

Center for Law and Education
Council for Exceptional Children
Disability Resources Monthly Regional Resources Directory
IDEA Practices
National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems, Inc.
National Center for Education, Disability and Juvenile Justice
United States Department of Education
United States Office of Special Education Programs

Mental Health Organizations

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CHADD)
National Association for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice
National Institute of Mental Health
National Mental Health Association
National Youth Screening Assistance Project
President’s Commission on Mental Health
Protection and Advocacy by State
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

Regional Juvenile Defender Centers

Central Juvenile Defender Center
Mid-Atlantic Juvenile Defender Center
Midwest Juvenile Defender Center
New England Juvenile Defender Center
Northeast Juvenile Defender Center
Pacific Juvenile Defender Center
Southern Juvenile Defender Center
Southwest Juvenile Defender Center

General Legal Resources

National Poverty Law Center
National Poverty Law Library
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL)

Juvenile Justice Newsletters

Child Welfare League of America (The Link)
National Center for Education Disability and Juvenile Justice (EDJJ Notes)
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (Brevity)
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Juvenile Justice Update)