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Judge denies motion to dismiss murder case against 13-year-old Cristian Fernandez

Judge denies motion to dismiss murder case against 13-year-old Cristian Fernandez | Children's Hope and Voice Article | Scoop.it

A judge Tuesday denied dismissing the first-degree murder indictment against Jacksonville teen Cristian Fernandez, rejecting an argument that a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in another juvenile murder case rendered the indictment unconstitutional and impossible under state law.

Fernandez, 13, remains in custody pending his March 4 trial..."

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Texas juvenile justice system: Sex-abuse scandal spurred positive changes

Texas juvenile justice system: Sex-abuse scandal spurred positive changes | Children's Hope and Voice Article | Scoop.it
AUSTIN - How times have changed for the Texas juvenile justice system. Five years ago the number of youths locked up in state-run detention centers was about 4,700. Since then, the number has dropped steadily.
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VA: Children Have New Volunteer Advocates in Court

VA: Children Have New Volunteer Advocates in Court | Children's Hope and Voice Article | Scoop.it
WYDaily.com is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties.
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Top 21-25 Juvenile Justice Blog Posts | 2012

Top 21-25 Juvenile Justice Blog Posts | 2012 | Children's Hope and Voice Article | Scoop.it

"This has been quite a year for our juvenile justice blog. Not only has readership more than doubled (thank you!) but we've partnered with a number of great organizations and journalists to provide you with more frequent analysis, research and ideas for reform.

As last year, our articles explaining why "Scared Straight" tactics do more harm than good, continue to be some of our most-read and shared posts. But this year, we also took a look at the effects of trauma on kids, raise-the-age efforts and the Supreme Court decision to ban life without the option of parole for juveniles. 

This week, we're doing a countdown of the top 25 stories from 2012."

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Right to a Lawyer Often Eludes the Poor

Right to a Lawyer Often Eludes the Poor | Children's Hope and Voice Article | Scoop.it

Fifty years after the Supreme Court ruled in Gideon v. Wainwright, the promise of legal representation for all is not fully realized.


Via Laura Bernstein
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