the Juvenile Court Outlived its Usefulness?
changing nature and patterns of juvenile delinquency pose new challenges
to communities across America. As the juvenile court approaches its 100th
anniversary in 1999, a public debate has developed over whether the system
remains a relevant response to juvenile delinquency.
part of OJJDP's national conference, "Juvenile Justice At The Crossroads,"
the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention broadcast a live
teleconference from the Baltimore conference site on Friday, December 13,
1996. Panelists and participants will examine the question: "Has the Juvenile
Court Outlived Its Usefulness?"
panelists include the Honorable Thomas E. Hornsby, President, National
Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges; Dr. Barry Feld,
of Law, University of Minnesota; the Honorable Glenda Hatchett, Chief Judge,
Juvenile Court, Atlanta, Georgia; and Professor Janet
University of Pugent Sound Law School.
broadcast--as the issue it addresses--is an important one for judges, prosecutors,
State and local juvenile justice agency representatives, State and local
policymakers, practitioners, members of public interest groups, law enforcement
officials, program administrators, and other civic leaders.
The Juvenile Justice Teleconference
For More information, please contact:
Jenny McWilliams at 859-622-6671
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