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Confined without Cause: The Constitutional Right to Prompt Probable Cause Determinations for Youth

Wonderful new resource from NJDC in Partnership with DLA Piper LLP which discusses the harms caused when young people are held in detention and presents the argument that children must, at a minimum, receive a probable cause determination within 48 hours.  

Our Work

Brief introduction to the Juvenile Training Immersion Program (JTIP) Curriculum, list of training events, and certified trainers.

Explanation of our advocacy efforts for systemic changes in Nebraska’s juvenile justice system.

List of local, state, and national initiatives NYA collaborates with in its advocacy efforts.

Nebraska Youth Advocates on Twitter