Defending Children

Defending Children

LCCR defends the rights and dignity of young people in Louisiana’s juvenile justice system by providing holistic and humane legal representation – and helping other public defenders do the same.

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Children’s Defense Team

The Children’s Defense Team is New Orleans’ juvenile public defender, providing holistic, cross-disciplinary advocacy to help young people achieve legal and life success.

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Second Chances Project

We bring the promise of release, and defend the right to counsel, for hundreds of young people who languish in Louisiana’s secure custody facilities without real access to the courts.

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