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Tuesday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

Is 100 Years a Life Sentence? Opinions are Divided, New York Times If people who are too young to vote commit crimes short of murder, the Supreme Court said in 2010, they should not be sentenced to die in prison.¬†That sounds straightforward enough. But there are two ways to understand the decision,¬†Graham v. Florida. One […]

Friday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

Shake-up Underway at Federal Office of Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange Major changes in leadership, structure and funding are underway at the federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, changes that are likely to impact the way the office extends assistance to the field. For starters, the office will soon get its first […]