April 2018

Teen Courts Seek to Provide Juveniles with a Jury of Their Peers across the State

By: Former Judge Leslie Spornberger Jones

Kari Poss (in selfie below with teen court participants) worked as a probation officer with the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) for years before she heard about a mock trial program for teens. “I started reading and learning more about it, and I became so interested in the program,” she says. Not long after that, she found her life moving in a new direction.

Archived video sessions of the Legal Services Corporation’s 2018 Access to Justice Conference titled: Innovations in Technology

Summary by Michael Neuren as told to Michelle Barclay

The Essence of Due Process Is to Be Heard

By guest writer, Lauren Levin

 

A Chat with Christopher Hansard, Judicial Services

The Courts Journal sat down with  Christopher Hansard, Judicial Services Division Director, to learn about the Judicial Workload Assessment Committee (JWAC).  Judicial Services includes Research and Support to Court Professionals.
 
 
Michelle Barclay: Tell us the impetus of the workload assessment project.
 

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