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Juvenile Justice Hub Expands to Cover Juvenile Indigent Defense
Yes, kids in trouble with the law should be held accountable. But, just like adults, they have the right to zealous, high-quality defense to ensure their rights are protected. It may not be quite as exciting as the comic book above, but it matters a heck of a lot more.
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NJJN’s online library includes a wealth of resources on a variety of juvenile justice issues and from numerous sources. Use the library to search for the latest research, relevant news articles, targeted reports, positive court decisions, and model legislation. The library also includes items published by NJJN.
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