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Indigent defense

OJJDP FY 2022 Enhancing Juvenile Indigent Defense

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The goal of this program is to ensure that youth involved in the juvenile justice system have access to high-quality legal representation and access to resources that address the collateral consequences of justice system involvement.

Department of Justice Awards More Than $100 Million To Support Youth

The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) announced awards of nearly $103 million to support youth and equity in juvenile justice systems.  

"Reforming our juvenile justice systems, mentoring our youth and helping young people find a path forward to a safe and bright future are central to our mission at the Office of Justice Programs and remain top priorities of this administration,"...

OJJDP FY 2020 Enhancing Juvenile Indigent Defense

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The Enhancing Juvenile Indigent Defense program will support states and localities in developing and implementing strategies to improve juvenile indigent defense. The goal of this program is to implement enhancements that improve juvenile indigent defense. Program objectives are to ensure that youth involved with the juvenile justice system have access to legal representation and access to resources that address the collateral consequences of justice system...