Kendrick's Persistence Pays Off
So many of our young clients do everything they can to put the justice system behind them, but are met with roadblock after roadblock. That was certainly the case for “Kendrick,” who we first met in 2017.  At the time, he was 15 and had just been sentenced to two years in juvenile prison for […]
The Moral of Lynell's Story
At age 13, Lynell has lived through more trauma than most people experience in a lifetime, but has never received the help he needs.
FY 2019: What Your Support Made Possible this Year
LCCR’s fiscal year came to a close on June 30. Here’s a glimpse at what your support helped accomplish. We’re on the front lines every day, protecting the rights of young people impacted by the justice system: Standing With Kids. LCCR attorneys defended the rights of more than 600 children in Orleans Parish courtrooms this […]
Know Your Rights: Curfew Stops
With NOPD strictly enforcing juvenile curfew, it's important that young people understand their rights if they are stopped by the police.
Louisiana Legislators Pass Solan's Law
The measure will keep more children out of jail across the state.
Christi Comes Home After 25 Years in Prison
“The world needs to know that people in prison can change. I’ve done it and I’ve witnessed others do it.”
Welcome Home, Rickey!
After being sentenced to die in prison as a child, Rickey gets a new beginning.