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Tag: Youth Justice

22 November 2017

YJLC Award Winning News

The Youth Justice Legal Centre has been recognised for its innovative and ground breaking work in improving the justice system for children and young people.

8 September 2017

Lammy Review 2017 published

The Lammy Review is an independent report into the treatment of and outcomes for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) in the criminal justice system. The Lammy Review highlights the current failings of the youth justice system and makes a number of important recommendations on how best to redress the disproportionate representation of BAME young people in the criminal justice system.

12 December 2016

Taylor Review of Youth Justice System published

Review of the Youth Justice System in England and Wales, by Charlie Taylor The final report of the Charlie Taylor Review of the Youth Justice System, and the Government's response have now been published. The report calls for improved fees structure for youth court work and mandatory training for lawyers.

1 November 2016

New SRA toolkit for Youth Court Advocacy

The Solicitor's Regulatory Authority (SRA) has developed a toolkit to support solicitors practising in the Youth Court. The SRA recognise that additional help is needed for those working in the youth court, 'this is a really important part of the justice system, one that comes with its own unique challenges and demands.'