School Justice Partnership: National Resource Center

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Report describes the issue of confusing language used in court proceedings, and how juveniles often have issues understanding the implications of adjudication.

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OrganizationModels for Change

Article explores areas of improvement so that juvenile offenders are not subsequently punished by other systems they encounter. The informed defense attorney is in an ideal position to ensure that clients are not subjected to unwarranted collateral conseq ...

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OrganizationNational Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL...
Journal or PublicationThe Champion

Article explores the background and practical operation of the One Strike policy; how it affects the processing of children in juvenile delinquency cases; and suggests legislative, agency, and criminal justice reforms to ameliorate the problem.

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Journal or PublicationDuke Forum for Law & Social Change

Checklist for juvenile defenders to use when advising their clients on the effects of adjudication.

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OrganizationJuvenile Defense Network
Collateral Consequences of Juvenile Adjudications of Delinquency

Document is meant to provide general information about the collateral consequences of juvenile adjudications.

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OrganizationPublic Defender, State of Delaware

A handbook for juvenile delinquency defense counsel and others who work with young people to better understand the potential impact of juvenile cases.

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OrganizationPacific Juvenile Defender Center

Article focuses on problem solving at the tail end of the school-to-prison pipeline, once youth have been adjudicated delinquent.

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Journal or PublicationDuke Forum for Law & Social Change
Criminal Justice Section Commission on Homelessness and Poverty Standing Committee on Legal Aid & Indigent Defendants Report to the House of Delegates

ABA urges all levels of government to increase the opportunities of youth involved with the juvenile or criminal justice systems, and to reduce the collateral consequences of juvenile arrests, adjudications, and convictions.

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OrganizationAmerican Bar Association

Article examines the consequences of apprehension for immigrant youth, who are under 18 and taken into ICE custody after coming into contact with state or local law enforcement.

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Journal or PublicationDuke Forum for Law & Social Change

List of consequences for adjudicated youth in Florida.

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OrganizationMiami-Dade Public Defender

List of delinquency dispositions and associated penalties and waivers.

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OrganizationImmigrant Legal Resource Center

List of collateral consequences according to Indiana Code (IC).

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OrganizationNational Juvenile Defender Center Summit

Article explores the role of defense attorneys in communicating collateral consequences of adjudications to juveniles prior to entering plea agreements.

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Journal or PublicationDuke Forum for Law & Social Change

Professor Janet Wettach addresses some major issues regarding collateral consequences following juvenile adjudication. She also exhorts scholars, lawyers, and policy-makers to educate themselves on the matter and to commit themselves to do their part.

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Journal or PublicationDuke Forum for Law & Social Change

Article explains the importance of developmentally appropriate language for youth attending court.

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OrganizationModels for Change

Summary of collateral consequences for youth in Maine.

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OrganizationKids Legal

The article provides background, overview of juvenile adjudication system, legislative history of ACCA.

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Journal or PublicationDuke Forum for Law & Social Change

A survey of law and policy in Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina and Florida.

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OrganizationUNC Center for Civil Rights

News article briefly explaining the new expungement law that took effect Jan. 1 2015 in MN.

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OrganizationCouncil on Crime and Justice

Provides current information on short and long term consequences of juvenile adjudication in PA.

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OrganizationModels for Change

An overview of the consequences of Colorado’s direct filing policy (prosecuting children in adult criminal courts).

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OrganizationColorado Juvenile Defender Center
Strategic Innovations Groups (SIGs)

A summary of the resource centers (CA, FL, IL, LA, MA, NJ, PA, WA) and their work.

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OrganizationModels for Change

Shorter summary of the collateral consequences for juveniles in CA.

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OrganizationPacific Juvenile Defender Center

Article describing the collateral consequences to education, public housing and employment for adjudicated youth.

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Journal or PublicationDuke Forum for Law & Social Change

Provides attorneys, judges and other juvenile justice professionals with up to date information on the short term and long term consequences of juvenile adjudications of delinquency.

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OrganizationDefender Association of Philadelphia

Checklist provides attorneys, judges, and other juvenile justice professionals with current information on the immediate and long term consequences of juvenile adjudications of delinquency.

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OrganizationJuvenile Justice Center

Examines research and analysis of the dramatic rise of incarceration rates and its affects. Recommends changes in sentencing policy, prison policy, and social policy to reduce the nation's reliance on incarceration.

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OrganizationNational Research Council

Article asserts that there are ethical and logistical questions unique to the juvenile justice process that would pose difficulties in conveying this information to juveniles.

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Journal or PublicationNevada Law Journal

Summary of studies that demonstrate that the best public safety outcomes coincide with the least restrictive interventions for youth, rather than more traditional approaches.

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OrganizationNational Juvenile Justice Network

Pocket-sized tools that warn about the collateral consequences of arrest and involvement in the juvenile justice system. Used in California, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

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OrganizationStrategies for Youth

Article highlights failures on truancy-prevention programs and advocates for youth’s right to a quality education.

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Journal or PublicationDuke Forum for Law & Social Change

Results of a study in which juveniles who were transferred to criminal court were interviewed. Some key findings include a general unawareness of transfer laws and negative consequences derived from incarceration in adult facilities.

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Journal or PublicationJuvenile and Family Court Journal

 National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ)

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