Juvenile Justice


Tuesday, February 27, 2024
A look at how the criminal legal system is more complex that "good guys" versus "bad guys."
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Tuesday, February 13, 2024
HB 2065 will align the judicial system with established science around brain development and adolescent behavior, reflect best practices in sentencing, and begin to rectify the vast racial disparities in Washington’s sentencing system.
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Monday, February 5, 2024
Like many community partners, we are disappointed that King County has announced the decision to delay the closing of the youth jail past the year 2025.
Friday, January 12, 2024
Our 2024 legislative priorities promote public safety and lead with racial justice
Thursday, December 21, 2023
The importance of community in caretaking.
Thursday, November 2, 2023
What it is, how it works, and expanding access across Washington
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Tuesday, April 11, 2023
ACLU-WA is committed to working again next session to achieve retroactivity in regard to juvenile points for all Washingtonians.
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Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Over 30 labor, tribal, medical groups, and criminal justice organizations joined the ACLU-WA and FAMM in support of a bill that retroactively and prospectively repeals the use of prior juvenile convictions to automatically enhance future sentences in adult courts.