Youth Resources

Supreme Court Cases That Teens Should Know

  • Freedom of Speech at School - Tinker v. Des Moines (1969)
  • Student Journalism and the FirstAmendment - Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier
  • Student Athletes and Drug Testing - Vernonia School District v. Action (1995)
  • Privacy Rights at School - New Jersey v. T.L.O (1985) 
  • School Discipline - Ingraham v. Wright (1977) 
  • School Prayer - Santa FeIndependent School District v. Jane Doe (2000) 
  • Juveniles and Serious Crimes/Trying Teenagers as Adults - Kent v. United States (1966)
  • Student Clubs - West Side Community Schools v. Mergens (1990)
  • Affirmative Action in College - Grutter v. Bollinger (2003)
  • Constitutional Rights at Home - DeShaney v. Winnebago County Social Services (1989)


Learn more about the Annual Scales of Justice Bass Fishing Tournament, bringing together juveniles on probation and competitive bass fishermen in order to provide an exciting, positive, and pro-social activity for the kids.

Making a difference requires both the juvenile justice system, and community and parent involvement.


All teens deserve our help. This is not just a problem for their families; it’s a problem AND opportunity for us all.


For more information, visit our Organizations page or check out our Resources, as well as resources specific to Parents and Youth.


Bench Cards

Current through July 1, 2022
>Complete Set<

IJR 16 – Expansion for Juvenile Judges

IJR 16 – Expansion for CP Judges

IJR 17e – Status Offender Detention Placement

IJR 19 – Commitment to IDJC

IJR 26 – Waiver to Adult Court

IJR 54 – Mental Health Assessment Treatment

Interstate Compact for Juveniles Returns

Trauma-Informed Courts Bench Card