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Today we mourn the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Jackie Bullard  | Published on 9/21/2020

For a look at Justice Ginsburg’s remarkable life, visit: https://www.npr.org/2020/09/18/100306972/justice-ruth-bader-ginsburg-champion-of-gender-equality-dies-at-87


If you’re interested in the plight of girls in the juvenile court system, here are a few introductory resources:

Community Safety & the Future of Illinois Youth Prisons, Northwestern Law School Children and Family Justice Center (June 2018) https://www.law.northwestern.edu/legalclinic/cfjc/documents/communitysafetyjune.pdf


Riki Wilchins, Gender Norms Hurt Incarcerated Boys, Girls Even More, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (Sept. 2020) https://jjie.org/2020/09/09/gender-norms-hurt-incarcerated-boys-girls-even-more/


Lindsay Rosenthal, Ending the unjust treatment of girls charged with minor offenses, Vera Institute for Justice (October 2015) https://www.vera.org/blog/gender-and-justice-in-america/ending-the-unjust-treatment-of-girls-charged-with-minor-offenses