The Youth Law Center is committed to sharing resources, information, and advocacy tools that can improve quality of life and opportunities for foster youth and juvenile justice. Our goal is to strengthen the field through knowledge and increase the impact of those working on change for our children and youth. Sign up for our newsletter to get all our juvenile justice updates straight to your inbox Get discounts on juvenile justice training and a number of other benefits when you become a YJLC member In this seminar, we will discuss this legal guide that provides an overview of the law on allegations of sexual offences against children. The guide provides an overview of the most important crimes, guides you through the key stages of a case, from the first indictment to conviction and criminal record, and offers practical advice on the work that needs to be done by the defense at each stage. The Juvenile Justice Legal Centre (YJLC) was established in 2015 as part of Just for Kids Law to provide legally correct information, advice and training on juvenile justice law. YJLC is a centre of excellence for juvenile justice law and offers: The Joint Ventures Act has recently changed, read our legal update on the Supreme Court decision R v Jogee; Ruddock vs. The Queen (Jamaica)  UKSC 8 here. A legal term that means that a person can be convicted of a crime if they planned or were present with others and aided or abetted others to commit the crime, even if they are not involved in the act of which they are accused. Justice for children lies in parental love. When children are not with the family, there must be a sense of urgency to ensure they receive the love, care and support that every child needs and deserves. Fight with us for justice for children and youth in foster care and juvenile courts. This amendment concerns only a small number of cases in which persons have been convicted under the principle of the joint enterprise. The Court of Appeal only allows an appeal in cases of serious injustice.
If you or someone you know might be affected, the first step is to find a criminal lawyer or lawyer who can advise you on a criminal call. As part of the YJLC project, we host an annual youth justice summit, which has become an important event in the juvenile justice calendar. In 2019, the third edition of the summit took place, attended by more than 250 lawyers and juvenile justice professionals. INTEGRITY to do the best we can for our customers, regardless of the financial or social consequences for ourselves, and to earn the trust of our supporters and customers. YELC does not accept donations or receive funding. He doesn`t have a bank account and doesn`t charge any fees. It is registered with the Law Society of NSW. The Youth Justice Law Centre aims to raise standards in criminal courts and support lawyers who do important work representing children and youth. COMMITMENT to seek urgent and tireless solutions.
“When I was in a group home, I was taught to believe that there was no one to take care of me as a parent. That this group home was all I had. Since then, I have accomplished a lot. I would give up EVERYTHING if I could go back and have a real family. If I could have parents. Our work aims to ensure that children are not only protected from harm and dangerous conditions, but also receive the support, opportunities and love they need to grow up healthy and happy. For decades, we have been at the forefront of systems transformation to be truly child-centred and inform research through litigation, policy reform, media advocacy, collaborative system change projects, training and consultation, and public education. RESPECT for the individuality of children and families and their potential to thrive and respect for the efforts of those who strive to serve them. KNOWLEDGE of law, research and facts in the field.