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.
A joint investigation by The Observer and BBC 5 Live shines a light on the lives of young people in care forced into inappropriate B&B accomodation.
JfKL’s Mark McDonald writes about the Department for Education’s new report and the key role that independent advocacy has to play in improving educational outcomes of Children in Need.
JfKL's Alex Temple writes for the Justice Gap about the problem of youth reoffending in England and Wales, and what we can learn from Scotland's children's hearings system.
Law Commission report recommends amending Sentencing Code and future legislation to clarify status of teenagers.
The campaign is being developed by a coalition of organisations including JfKL, and calls for a child rights-centred approach to youth justice.
Change it! campaign steering group member Magreth talks to JfKL about their meeting with Housing Minister Heather Wheeler MP.