Clinical Associate Professor at Boston College Law School
Professor Sherman is a Clinical Associate Professor at Boston College Law School where she has been teaching Juvenile Justice for the past twenty years and where she founded and directs the Juvenile Rights Advocacy Project. She speaks and writes widely about the juvenile justice system and, in particular, about girls in the justice system. She is the author of Detention Reform and Girls, a volume of the Pathways to Detention Reform series published by the Annie E. Casey Foundation (2005) and Making Detention Reform Work for Girls: Practice Guide #5 (2013). Professor Sherman was the Principal Investigator of the Massachusetts Health Passport Project and is Co-Founder and President of the Board of Artistic Noise, Inc., with branches in New York and Boston; both programs work with youth in the justice system.