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Where Do We Go From Here: Juvenile Defense Post COVID-19

Last week, the Southern Juvenile Defender Center (SJDC) hosted "Where Do We Go From Here: Juvenile Defense Post COVID-19." Watch the webinar here.  

Representing Juveniles in Remote Courtrooms - June 5 at 2 PM

Last week, the Southern Juvenile Defender Center (SJDC) hosted a webinar on how to represent juvenile defendants in remote courtrooms during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). Watch the webinar.
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Survey: 52% Drop in Admissions to Youth Detention in Two Months Matches Reduction Over 13 Years

The rate of young people admitted to detention has fallen by 52% during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new survey of juvenile justice agencies in 33 states — equaling in two months a national decline that took 13 years. The two-month…

FREE Webinar: Where Do We Go From Here: Juvenile Defense Post COVID-19 - June 12 at 2 PM

Hosted by Emory Law School Sponsored by: * Georgia Public Defender Council * Office of the Public Defender, Florida's 4th Judicial Circuit * South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense * Louisiana Public Defender Board * NC Office of the…

FREE Webinar: Representing Juveniles in Remote Courtrooms - June 5 at 2 PM

Hosted by Emory Law School Sponsored by: * Georgia Public Defender Council * Office of the Public Defender, Florida's 4th Judicial Circuit * South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense * Louisiana Public Defender Board * NC Office of the…

FREE Webinar: Satisfying Ethical Duties to The Youth Client in the Age of Social Distancing - May 29 at 2 PM

Hosted by Emory Law School Sponsored by: * Georgia Public Defender Council * Office of the Public Defender, Florida's 4th Judicial Circuit * South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense * Louisiana Public Defender Board * NC Office of the…
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FREE Webinar: Play for Justice - April 28 at 3 PM

Join REPRESENT JUSTICE and GEORGE HILL for a special conversation with XAVIER MCELRATH-BEY on his transformative prison experience during Play for Justice. #InfluentialJustice brings together your favorite artists, athletes, and advocates…
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FREE Webinar: Family is Essential: A Conversation with Family Advocates About COVID-19 and Youth Justice - April 23 at 1 PM

As youth justice agencies race to prevent and respond to the harms of the novel coronavirus, families are essential partners. In this webinar, hosted by the Vera Institute of Justice and the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform, we will hear…
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Navigating the Impact of COVID-19 on Juvenile Justice Policy and Practice

The COVID-19 pandemic currently presents significant challenges for juvenile justice policy and practice. In the face of this crisis, juvenile justice leaders and partners are working around the clock to keep youth, families, staff, and communities…