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June 23, 2012

Hearty welcome to a timely new blog: "Juvenile Justice Blog"

I am very pleased to welcome to the blogosphere Juvenile Justice Blog, a fantastic looking new blog by UNC law prof Tamar Birckhead.  Here is how Tamar, whose blog bio is available here, describes her new blog creation:

The purpose of this blog is to provide a central source for the latest news, information, scholarship, and commentary on issues related to juvenile justice in the United States.

It is intended for lawyers, academics, advocates, students, and all others interested in juvenile court practice, the fair sentencing of youth, and the criminalization of poverty, among other related topics.

If you would like to see something posted that fits within these themes, please email the blog administrator at tbirckhe@email.unc.edu.  As this is a work in progress, I welcome your thoughts, suggestions, and comments.

There is already a lot of great content on JJB.  And with a big SCOTUS ruling on the constitutional of juve LWOP coming wihtin the week, I am sure to make JJB a daily read in the weeks ahead.

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"...criminalization of poverty, ..."

Have a nice day.

Posted by: Supremacy Claus | Jun 23, 2012 3:19:15 PM

Yale. Harvard. Mass PD. "Criminalization of Poverty." Four strikes for another hug a thug lawyer rent seeker.

Posted by: Supremacy Claus | Jun 23, 2012 4:46:50 PM

wow.. great to know about. Thank you.

Posted by: estate lawyers toronto | Jun 27, 2012 1:40:14 AM

That is good. I will check it later, have bookmarked now. Is there any updates we can get through twitter or facebook?

Posted by: washington dc limo | Jun 28, 2012 2:26:57 AM

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