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Coronavirus June 3
The Supreme Court gave teens sentenced to life in prison a shot at freedom. Many are still waiting.
Coronavirus May 12
Youth lockups are supposed to rehabilitate kids, not punish them. The pandemic is making that harder than ever.
Coronavirus March 17
“We now have no idea what’s going on inside.”
Justice Lab January 30
The Supreme Court ended automatic life without parole for children. What replaces it remains unclear.
Analysis December 13, 2019
An eerily similar crime in New York this week will test public attitudes about juvenile justice.
Case in Point November 18, 2019
If William Palmer wins in court, thousands could get closer to exiting California prisons.
Feature June 11, 2019
Courts often order children who break the law to pay thousands of dollars in restitution to victims—even when the victim is an insurance company.
News October 2, 2018
At 16, one deadly punch sent him away for life. The Supreme Court gave him a second chance at freedom.
News September 19, 2018
A new presidential appointee has quietly changed decades-old federal policies meant to improve racial disparities in youth incarceration.