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RIP, Stupidest Juvenile Law Ever

As Jody Serrano of the Texas Tribune reported yesterday, police officers at Texas schools will not be allowed to issue Class C misdemeanor tickets to students for the following treasonous crimes: chewing gum, class disruption, […]

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From Spelling Error to SCOTUS

Hidden from public scrutiny in between decisions on voting rights and same-sex marriage, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a 5-4 decision yesterday that limited the scope of protections afforded to Native American biological parents […]

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Rick Bowen: American Scumbag

Youth Services Insider gives major kudos to the Tampa Bay Times and The Center for  Investigative Reporting (CIR) for their joint special on America’s 50 Worst Charities. Youth-serving advocates and direct service providers will grimace […]

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Lotta Movement on State Juvenile Bills

Legislative sessions are winding down in several states, and a flurry of juvenile justice-related legislation is now hanging in the balance: Illinois: Last week, the state senate passed a bill that would move most 17-year-old […]