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Tag: Youth Justice

17 February 2021

Government response to the Justice Committee report ‘Children and young people in custody (Part 1): Entry into the youth justice system’ – radical change remains unlikely

The Government have published their response to the Justice Committee Report 'Children and Young People in Custody (Part 1): Entry into the youth justice system' recognising the need for a whole system approach and better understanding of out-of-court disposals and disproportionality within the youth justice system but radical change remains unlikely.

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 […]

17 May 2019

Youth Justice Summit 2019

The Youth Justice Legal Centre’s annual Youth Justice Summit took place on 17 May 2019.  The Summit’s theme was Children and the Criminal Courts and we were delighted to bring together 250 youth justice practitioners including some of the country’s leading experts on children and the criminal law. YJLC are proud to be building a […]