Publication Date

Summer 2013




This article was written for a CUNY School of Law course entitled Sexuality & the Law in Spring 2012. I am indebted to the clients and volunteers at M.C.C.N.Y. Sylvia’s Place for inspiring my journey to become a juvenile rights advocate. I am grateful to Ruthann Robson, Professor of Law and University Distinguished Professor, for believing that the ideas of her students ought to be shared beyond CUNY. I wish to thank the staff of this Law Review for crafting and re-crafting this Note with me. Last but not least, I thank my mother Elena, my father Konstantin, and my brother Gregory for their love and support—no matter what.



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