What State Courts Can Do To Promote Juvenile Justice Reform

On October 1-2, 2013, Judge Sheri Roberts, Juvenile Court, Alcovy Judicial Circuit, was among thirty judges, court administrators, and leaders of national organizations and associations who attended the National Court Leadership Symposium in Washington, DC. Over the course of two days, participants heard from practitioners and experts in the field of juvenile justice. They discussed advances made in understanding and applying emerging knowledge about juvenile justice issues, current gaps and opportunities across juvenile justice systems, best practices that have emerged through reform efforts like the MacArthur Foundation’s Models for Change, and examples of judges exercising change leadership in their local and state communities to improve the administration of justice for court-involved youth.
 
The report resulting from that two-day Symposium is now available: What State Courts Can Do To Promote Juvenile Justice Reform.

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