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Publications

Acoca, L. (2004). Are those cookies for me or my baby? Understanding detained and incarcerated teen mothers and their children. Juvenile and Family Court Journal.

Acoca, L. (1999). Juvenile Justice Journal: Investing in Girls: A 21st Century Strategy. Washington, DC: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice.

Acoca, L., and Dedel, K. (1998) No Place to Hide: Understanding and Meeting the Needs of Girls in the California Juvenile Justice System. San Francisco, CA: National Council on Crime and Delinquency.

Ambrose, A.M. & Simpkins, S., Levick, M. (ed) (2000) Improving Conditions for Girls in the Justice System: The Female Detention Project.

Beyer, M. (2001) "Delinquent Girls: A Developmental Perspective," Kentucky Children's Rights Journal.

Beyer, M. (2001). What’s behind behavior matters: The effects of disabilities, trauma and immaturity on juvenile intent and ability to assist counsel. Guild Practitioner, 58(2), 112-127.

Beyer, M., Blair, G., Katz, S., Simkins, S. & Steinberg, A. (2003). A better way to spend $500,000: How the juvenile justice system fails girls. Wisconsin Women’s Law Journal, 18, 51-75.

Hirsch, A., Horvat, E., & Simkins, S. The School to Prison Pipeline for Girls: The Role of Physical and Sexual Abuse, Harvard University Civil Rights Journal.

Justice By Gender: The Lack of Appropriate Prevention, Diversion and Treatment Alternatives for Girls in the Justice System. Jointly issued by the American Bar Association and the National Bar Association (2001).

Marsha L. Levick & Francine T. Sherman, “When Individual Differences Demand Equal Treatment: An Equal Rights Approach to the Special Needs of Girls in the Juvenile Justice System,” 18 Wis. Women’s L.J. 9, 35 (2003).

Sherman, F. (2005). Detention reform and girls: Challenges and solutions. Baltimore, MD: Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Sherman, F. (1999) The Juvenile Rights Advocacy Project: Representing Girls In Context, Juvenile Justice Journal VI (1), Washington DC: Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention October 1999.

Sherman, F. (2000) Probation and the Delinquent Girl, Women, Girls and Criminal Justice Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 5, August/September, 2000. Kingston, N.J.: Civic Research Institute.

Sherman, F. (2000) Prostitution and Teenage Girls, Women, Girls and Criminal Justice Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 6, October/November, 2000. Kingston, N.J.: Civic Research Institute.

Sherman, F. (2000) What's In a Name: Runaway Girls Pose Challenges for Justice Professionals, Women, Girls and Criminal Justice Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 2, March/April, 2000. Kingston, N.J.: Civic Research Institute.

Sherman, F. (2001) Effective Advocacy Strategies for Girls: Promoting Justice in an Unjust System in Children's Law Institute: Legal & Social Welfare Issues of Girls & Adolescents (Bell, J. & Spinak, J. Eds) Practising Law Institute.

Simkins, S. (2002) Criminalizing Abused Girls, Violence Against Women Journal, Vol. 8 no. 12, December 2002, 1474-1499.

Smith, B. (2001) Sexual Abuse Against Women in Prison, 16 A.B.A. Crim. Just. Mag. 1

Smith, B., An End to Silence: Women Prisoners’ Handbook on Identifying and Addressing Sexual Misconduct, (2d Ed., Washington College of Law, 2002)