Tag: Juvenile Delinquency

Court Frees Michigan Teen Who Was Held for Skipping Online Schoolwork

The Michigan Court of Appeals on Friday freed a 15-year-old suburban Detroit girl whose detention at a juvenile facility drew widespread criticism after a county judge ordered that she be held for failing to complete her online schoolwork. After the court granted an emergency order, the girl, who is being called Grace to protect her […]

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Virus-Driven Push to Release Juvenile Detainees Leaves Black Youth Behind

WASHINGTON — Black youth detained in juvenile justice facilities have been released at a far slower rate than their white peers in response to the coronavirus, according to a new report that also found that the gap in release rates between the two groups had nearly doubled over the course of the pandemic. The report, […]

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