The Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee voted to advance HB 1381 today, which YSRP hopes will usher in a more humane era of support and care for youth involved in the criminal legal system.
YSRP and co-founder Lauren Fine were recently profiled by her alma matter, Duke Law School. During her time at Duke, Fine worked in classes, clinics, and summer fellowships on a variety of children’s legal issues, from school discipline and special education cases, to assuring health care access, and she also created a class on juvenile justice. The opportunities and experiences she had at Duke exposed her to many areas of juvenile and child welfare law, which contributed to her current work at YSRP. Read the full article here. Written By: Allison Girone