Tag Archives: Juvenile Justice Reform

Wednesday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

Illinois Debt Crisis Leaves Treatment Centers Strapped, More Kids in Prison, Childrensrights.org Illinois is $6 billion in debt and the state’s Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has lost $250 million of its budget over the last 10 years. The mounting debt and cutbacks have resulted in significant collateral damage for children served by DCFS providers, […]

Monday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

Bill Signed for County Court at Law, AliceTx.com Texas Gov. Rick Perry recently signed into law House Bill 3153, which is a cause for much celebration in the Jim Wells County Courthouse. The bill provides for the creation of a county court at law that will free up the county and district court, allowing more […]