These Are Your Rights In the Juvenile Justice System

These Information Sheets from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Mississippi explain rights and provide helpful tips when dealing with the juvenile justice system:


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What to do if you are stopped by the police

WHAT TO DO WHEN ENCOUNTERING THE POLICE (FOR YOUTH).


 

The Mississippi Bar describes the rights of youth who are arrested here.

This article discusses the relationship between mental health and juvenile justice.

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