University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "Coleman v. Stanziani"
Date Jul 8, 1981
Author Juvenile Law Center
External Link https://jlc.org/cases/coleman-v-stanziani
Abstract In 1981, Juvenile Law Center filed a civil rights class action lawsuit in federal court challenging Pennsylvania law and practices that governed the detention of youth charged with committing delinquent acts. Defendants included a statewide class of Pennsylvania juvenile court judges and juvenile probation officers. The lawsuit aimed to reduce unnecessary pre-trial incarceration of juveniles in Pennsylvania’s juvenile detention centers.
Source Juvenile Law Center


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case Coleman v. Stanziani (JI-PA-0002)

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