In a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, the Court held that returning a child to a foreign country under the Hague Convention return order does not render an appeal of that order moot.
Pretrial procedures can bring parties together before a contested trial to discuss possible settlements or engage in early efforts to ensure trial time is more efficiently spent.
Black juvenile offenders are viewed as more like adult offenders in their culpability than White juvenile offenders, according to a new study. The study also found Black juveniles face harsher sentencing because of this perception.
Children who are exposed to trauma need a coordinated response by the systems that serve them. Trauma-informed programs and advocacy are seeking to meet their needs in more supportive ways.