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In the U.S., young people in trouble with the law have the right to quality legal counsel, so why is the reality playing out unequally across the country? JJIE.org looks at juvenile public defense ---- when it works, and why it doesn't ---- and includes stories from youth and families navigating the system with and without legal representation.Learn what good juvenile defense looks like and what can be done to fix the system from the experts in a video chat, resources and stories in JJIE.org's Juvenile Justice Resource Hub.
Plus, what should Michelle Obama do to help first-generation college students succeed? Help guide the First Lady's new focus.