At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, prison reform activists jumped into action, flagging the unique dangers of the coronavirus behind bars. But as activists have gained ground in states like ...
Juvenile Justice During the Coronavirus Pandemic
With Julie L. Biehl
A criminal record can be an economic life sentence for those attempting to re-enter society. The cost of one year of incarceration of a child exceeds that of a four-year university. Juvenile justice is one of many areas of the law struggling to adapt to COVID-19. In this episode of Planet Lex, host Jim Speta discusses the pandemic’s impact on incarceration with Julie L. Biehl, Clinical Professor of Law, who has served as Director of the Children and Family Justice Center since 2009. She outlines the Center’s efforts to release juveniles from prison and speaks about her vision for the future of juvenile justice.
Where Do We Go from Here After the Breonna Taylor Verdict: Gender, Race, and the Future of Social Movements
On October 1, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law co-hosted an academic panel discussion on the Breonna Taylor grand jury verdict.
Federal Bar Association grant will fund program about the legal rights and responsibilities of home ownership.