January 26, 2018

  • In California, the Court of Appeals held that for purposes of Fourth Amendment analysis, “school officials,” include police officers who are assigned to high schools as resource officers as well as the backup officers who are called to assist them.

  • In Missouri, the Uni...

January 20, 2018

  • In Illinois, the Illinois Court of Appeals upheld the power of the juvenile court to expand conditions of probation for an adjudicated delinquent minor to include the removal of any references to gangs, guns, or drugs on the minor's social media account. 

  • In Georgia, t...

January 18, 2018

  • In Tennessee, a bipartisan group of lawmakers, juvenile court officials, judges, and district attorneys are reacting to the Report by the Blue-Ribbon Task Force on Juvenile Justice. The Report calls for a major overhaul in the juvenile justice system. Included in the...

January 12, 2018

  • In Ottawa, Canada, Carleton University researchers have released an extensive two-year study of a local School Resource Officer (SRO) program. The research is based on a survey of nearly 1,300 Grade 9 students and 100 interviews with SROs, their bosses, school administ...

January 4, 2018

  • In Arizona, human trafficking of children is increasing rapidly. The Arizona Human Trafficking Council says that online devices, games, and applications are the gateway to human trafficking. The Council has instituted several programs to protect child victims from ex...

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