An event held in parliament yesterday called on the government to introduce affordable fees and fair treatment for young UK migrants.
The High Court has granted Just for Kids Law permission to proceed with a case against the Home Office concerning the use of children as spies by the police and other investigative agencies.
Protecting victims of child criminal exploitation is not a “loophole” in modern slavery legislation, it is the law serving its purpose, argues JfKL’s Aika Stephenson.
An evaluation by NCVO Charities Evaluation Services finds JfKL's casework model leads to reduced feeling of isolation, improved wellbeing and increased ability to self-advocate.
Dozens of organisations have called on lawmakers to drop plans for new Knife Crime Prevention Orders, which it is feared could have the counterproductive effect of drawing more children and young people into the criminal justice system.
Along with 35 other organisations and individuals, JfKL is calling for the closure of Medway secure training centre & secure school after it was revealed that children at the centre are still being unlawfully restrained.
The Youth Justice Legal Centre has announced the date and keynote speakers for its upcoming Youth Justice Summit, which will focus on the theme of “Children in the Criminal Courts”.
Jennifer Twite, Head of Strategic Litigation at Just for Kids Law, explains the significance of the Supreme Court’s ruling on the disclosure of youth cautions.
In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has ruled the disclosure of youth reprimands to future employers to be incompatible with human rights legislation, a decision that could benefit thousands of children issued with youth cautions every year.