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Youth Justice Law in England and Wales

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30 March 2020

Judicial decision making in light of the Coronavirus pandemic

In a letter to judges and magistrates, the Youth Justice Legal Centre along with 13 others, have urged courts to exercise extreme caution before remanding and sentencing children to custody during the coronavirus pandemic. The risks, both physical and mental, that children in custody will be exposed to during this time will, in most cases, outweigh the need for custody.

25 March 2020

Coronavirus – Children in police custody

The current Coronavirus pandemic has significant implications for children in  youth justice system.  Just for Kids Law, Children's Rights Alliance for England and the Youth Justice Legal Centre have written to the Home Office setting out our concerns about children coming into contact with the police during this period.

30 January 2020

Youth Justice Statistics 2018 – 2019

Youth Justice Annual Statistics from 2018-2019 for England and Wales, Youth Justice Board and Ministry of Justice, January 2020 This publication considers the flow of children (aged 10-17) through the Youth Justice System in England and Wales from 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019. In particular, it considers the number of children in the […]

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