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Tag: Youth Justice

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 […]

7 June 2018

Youth Justice Summit 2018

The Youth Justice Legal Centre’s annual Youth Justice Summit took place on 11 May 2018.  The Summit’s theme was Children and the Police and we were delighted to bring together 170 youth justice practitioners including some of the country’s leading experts in this specialist area of law.

15 May 2018

Child-friendly youth justice?

Child-friendly youth justice?  A compendium of papers given at a conference at the University of Cambridge in September 2017 The National Association for Youth Justice (NAYJ) has published a compendium of papers relating to youth justice.  The papers disseminate some of the themes realised at a conference on child-friendly youth justice in September 2017 organised […]

10 April 2018

A fairer court system for young adults?

A fairer way: procedural fairness for young adults at court, Centre for Justice Innovation, April 2018 The Centre for Justice Innovation have published a paper setting out the rationale and method for implementing and testing a procedurally fairer way to hear the cases of young adult defendants in the criminal courts in England and Wales. […]

9 April 2018

Government publishes new serious violence strategy

Serious Violence Strategy, Home Office, 09 April 2018 The Home Office have published their strategy for responding to the recent increase in serious violence, knife and gun crime and homicide in England and Wales. Given that a high number of perpetrators are children and young people, a significant part of the strategy is directed at […]