Two Lawyers Work to Get Juvenile Offenders Back in School

Elana Baurer is a bulldog, eager for a just fight, former professors say.

Maheen Kaleem is more reserved. The child of Pakistani immigrants, she remembers feeling out of place growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her mentors were impressed by her empathy for children and families.

Baurer was raised in a Jewish family in Lower Merion. Kaleem grew up Muslim in California.

Differences aside, the two lawyers speak nearly with one voice about why they devote untold hours of their free time, for no pay, to help juvenile offenders return to school after their release...

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