Marcía Hopkins, author of "Authentic Storytelling: Supporting Young People in Sharing their Truth," is the Director of Youth Advocacy at Juvenile Law...
Jessica Feierman has worked at Juvenile Law Center since 2006 . At Juvenile Law Center , she leads various projects and programs, including litigation...
Katlyn's tumultuous journey began with a traumatic childhood marred by her parents' divorce and was compounded by abuse. As a teenager, she navigated...
Justice Department Publishes Report on Policies that Reduce Fines and Fees
Marking its second anniversary, the Justice Department's Office for Access to Justice (ATJ) published a report, " Access to Justice Spotlight: Fines &...
Deshawn’s story is that of resilience and redemption. Facing early-life traumas and a penal system that often felt insurmountable, he has emerged as...
How do juvenile court fines and fees impact the financial well-being and emotional experiences of families involved in the justice system?
Achieving Debt Free Justice: Fees and Fines Advocacy Following the DOJ’s Dear Colleague Letter
Rachel Wallace is an Interim Deputy Director at the Policy Advocacy Clinic. She received a master of public policy degree from U.C. Berkeley’s Goldman...