NJDC Summaries: DOJ Actions in Protecting System-Involved Youth
Published Dec 15, 2015, National Juvenile Defender Center
NJDC's summaries provide key highlights of prominent Department of Justice actions in protecting the rights of youth involved in the juvenile justice system. The summaries cover DOJ's Statement of Interests in S.R. & L.G. v. Kenton County et al. (school resource officers) and N.P. et al. v. Georgia (access to counsel), as well as DOJ Investigations of the St. Louis County Family Court, Lauderdale County Youth Court/Meridian Police Department/Mississippi Division of Youth Services, and Memphis/Shelby County.