Juvenile Justice

Report: Defend Children: A Blueprint for Effective Juvenile Defender Services

This report addresses the lack of access to qualified defense counsel for youth throughout the juvenile justice process. 

Report: Expanding Access to Justice, Strengthening Federal Programs

This report  highlights the significant steps that the 22 federal agency members of WH-LAIR have taken to integrate civil legal aid into programs designed to serve low-income and vulnerable people.

Resource: Updated Model Indian Juvenile Code

This resource serves as a framework to help tribes interested in creating or enhancing their own codes that focus on juvenile justice.

Resource: Improving Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities in Juvenile Corrections

This toolkit includes evidence- and research-based practices, tools, and resources to better support and improve the long-term outcomes for youth with disabilities in juvenile correctional facilities.