Kristin Henning, Policing as Trauma: The Harms of Hyper-Surveillance and Over-Policing on Youth of Color published by the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Magazine (Spring 2022) [ABA]

Kristin Henning and Marsha Levick, Too much unchecked power in the juvenile legal system, too little justice for children, op-ed published in the Philadelphia Inquirer (October 29, 2021) [Inquirer]


Testimony in Support of Redefinition of Child Amendment Act of 2021 Redefinition of Child Amendment Act of 2021 Hearing, Council of the District of Columbia (Oct. 7, 2021) (testimony of Eduardo Ferrer). [PDF]


Letter in Support of Redefinition of Child Amendment Act of 2021 (Oct. 7, 2021) (Letter to Mayor Bowser and DC Council signed by 61 local and national organizations). [PDF]


Kristin Henning, The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth (Pantheon Books, September 28, 2021). [Learn more & order your copy.]


Kristin Henning, Cops at the Schoolyard Gate: How the Number of Police Officers in Schools Skyrocketed in Recent Decades—and Made for a Harrowing Education for Black and Brown Youth, excerpt from The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth published in Vox (Jul. 28, 2021). [Vox]


Seeing What’s Underneath: A Resource for Understanding Behavior & Using Language in Juvenile Court, developed and released by the Georgetown Juvenile Justice Clinic & Initiative, the National Juvenile Defender Center, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, and Fair and Just Prosecution. (April 2021). [PDF]


Kristin Henning, Police Have Killed at Least 5 Children in the Last Month Alone. When Will It Stop?, op-ed published in Slate (Apr. 23, 2021). [Slate]


Reducing the Footprint of Police in the Lives of DC Youth, Ensuring Developmentally Appropriate Policing for DC Youth, and Undoing the False and Harmful Narrative That Our Youth Need to Be Policed in the First Place Metropolitan Police Department Oversight Hearing, Council of the District of Columbia (Mar. 11, 2021) (testimony of Eduardo Ferrer). [PDF]


The Harms of Racial Disparities and the Need for Reform in Maryland’s Juvenile Legal System Offered before the Maryland House Judiciary Committee in support of Maryland HB 1187 Juvenile Law- Juvenile Justice Reform (Feb. 23, 2021) (testimony of Kristin Henning). [PDF]


The Need for Young People to Consult with Attorneys Prior to Custodial Interrogation Offered before the Maryland House Judiciary Committee in support of Maryland HB 315- Juvenile Interrogation Protection Act (Feb. 2, 2021) (testimony of Kristin Henning). [PDF]


Kristin Henning & Rebba Omer, Vulnerable and Valued: Protecting Youth from the Perils of Custodial Interrogation, 52 Ariz. St. L.J. 883-924 (2020). [W] [L]


Reimagining Public Safety by Reducing Police Contacts & Investing in Community Infrastructure Before the Committee on the Judiciary & Public Safety Alternative’s to Policing Roundtable, Council of the District of Columbia (Dec. 17, 2020) (testimony of Jennifer Ubiera). [PDF]


Reimagining School Safety and Ending Over-Policing of Youth in DC Public Schools Before the Committee of the Whole & Committee on Education Public Roundtable on School Security in District of Columbia Public Schools, Council of the District of Columbia (Oct. 21, 2020) (testimony of Eduardo Ferrer). [PDF]


DC Justice Lab & Georgetown Juvenile Justice Initiative, Demanding a More Mature Miranda for Kids (October 2020). [PDF]


Youth-Specific Police Reforms to Reduce the Over-Policing of Black Youth in DC Before the Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety Public Hearing on Bills 23-0723, 230771, 23-0882, Council of the District of Columbia (Oct. 15, 2020) (testimony of Eduardo Ferrer). [PDF]


Reforming Policing in DC and Reducing the Budget of the Metropolitan Police Department Before the Committee of the Judiciary and Public Safety, Metropolitan Police Department Budget Oversight Hearing, Council of the District of Columbia, (June 15, 2020) (testimony of Eduardo Ferrer). [PDF]


Public Welfare Foundation, D.C.’s Justice Systems: An Overview (contributions by Georgetown Juvenile Justice Initiative) (October 2019). [PDF]


Rights4Girls & Georgetown Juvenile Justice Initiative, Beyond the Walls: A Look at Girls in D.C.’s Juvenile Justice System (March 2018). [PDF]


Kristin Henning, The Reasonable Black Child: Race, Adolescence, and the Fourth Amendment, 67 Am. U. L. Rev. 1513-1576 (2018). [HEIN] [W] [L]


Kristin Henning, The Challenge of Race and Crime in a Free Society: The Racial Divide in 50 Years of Juvenile Justice Reform, 86 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1604-1666 (2018). [WWW] [HEIN] [W] [L]


Rights, Race, and Reform: 50 Years of Child Advocacy in the Juvenile Justice System (Kristin Henning, Laura Cohen & Ellen Marrus eds., featuring contributions by Kristin Henning, Wallace Mlyniec, and Eduardo Ferrer, New York: Routledge 2018). [BOOK]


Kristin Henning, Race, Paternalism, and the Right to Counsel, 54 Am. Crim. L. Rev. 649-694 (2017). [HEIN] [W]


Kristin Henning, Boys to Men: The Role of Policing in the Socialization of Black Boys,in Policing the Black Men: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment 57-94 (Angela J. Davis ed., New York: Random House 2017). [BOOK]


Eduardo Ferrer, Transformation Through Accommodation: Reforming Juvenile Justice by Recognizing and Responding to Trauma, 53 Am. Crim. L. Rev. 549-593 (2017). [PDF]


Kristin Henning, Status, Race and the Rule of Law in the Grand Jury, 58 How. L.J. 833-843 (2015). [WWW] [W] [L]


Kristin Henning, Criminalizing Normal Adolescent Behavior in Communities of Color: The Role of Prosecutors in Juvenile Justice Reform, 98 Cornell L. Rev. 383-461 (2013). [WWW] [Gtown Law] [HEIN] [W] [L] [SSRN]


Kristin Henning, Juvenile Justice After Graham v. Florida: Keeping Due Process, Autonomy, and Paternalism in Balance, 38 Wash. U. J.L. & Pol’y 17-51 (2012). [Gtown Law] [HEIN] [W] [L]


Kristin Henning, The Fourth Amendment Rights of Children at Home: When Parental Authority Goes Too Far, 53 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 55-109 (2011). [WWW] [Gtown Law] [HEIN] [W] [L] [SSRN]


Wallace J. Mlyniec, The Implications of Articles 37 and 40 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child for U.S. Juvenile Justice and U.S. Ratification of the Convention, Child Welfare, Sept./Oct. 2010, at 103-120.


Kristin Henning, Denial of the Child’s Right to Counsel, Voice, and Participation in Juvenile Delinquency Proceedings, Child Welfare, Sept./Oct. 2010, at 121-138.


Kristin Henning, What’s Wrong with Victims’ Rights in Juvenile Court?: Retributive Versus Rehabilitative Systems of Justice, 97 Calif. L. Rev. 1107-1170 (2009). [Gtown Law] [HEIN] [W] [L] [SSRN]


Wallace J. Mlyniec, In re Gault at 40: The Right to Counsel in Juvenile Court — A Promise Unfulfilled, 44 Crim. L. Bull. 371-412 (2008). [W]


Kristin Henning, Loyalty, Paternalism, and Rights: Client Counseling Theory and the Role of Child’s Counsel in Delinquency Cases, 81 Notre Dame L. Rev. 245-324 (2005). [Gtown Law] [HEIN] [W] [L]


Kristin Henning, It Takes a Lawyer to Raise a Child?: Allocating Responsibilities Among Parents, Children, and Lawyers in Delinquency Cases, 6 Nev. L.J. 836-889 (2006). [Gtown Law] [HEIN] [W] [L]


Kristin Henning, Eroding Confidentiality in Delinquency Proceedings: Should Schools and Public Housing Authorities Be Notified?, 79 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 520-611 (2004). [Gtown Law] [HEIN] [W] [L]