National Juvenile Defender Center, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions
February 7, 2012
National Juvenile Defender Center, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, works on multiple fronts to bring capable legal counsel to children in the nation's juvenile justice system.
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law legislation to end automatic transfers to adult court for youth charged with certain serious crimes, ensuring their cases will be heard before a juvenile court judge. Read More
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