EDUCATION IN JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITIES: INSIDE HOW THIS CONFINED WORLD HALTS CHANCES FOR A BETTER FUTURE
By Megan E. Helfend*
The Editors of the Criminal Law Journal take great pride in publishing the following article, which was authored by Megan E. Helfend, a law student at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. Ms. Helfend won one of five Honorable Mention Prizes in the 2016-2017 Competition for Student Papers in Criminal Law and/or Criminal Procedure, sponsored by the Criminal Law Section of the State Bar.
The judges of the writing competition were impressed by the quality and caliber of entries in this year’s competition and offer their gratitude and encouragement to those students, from law schools throughout the country, who submitted articles. All law students are cordially invited to participate in the 2017-2018 Competition.