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Start Date Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Body Please join the National Juvenile Defender Center for the Gault at 50 Gala at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that affirmed children’s right to counsel.It is with great pleasure that the Defender Center is honoring Robert L. Listenbee, Former Administrator of the United States Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile...
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Juvenile Justice
Post date: April 26, 2017
Start Date Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Body Written by: Elizabeth Stoffel, JD, Senior Program Manager, NCJFCJ and Kelly Ranasinghe, JD, Senior Program Attorney, NCJFCJ For more than 22 years the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges’ (NCJFCJ) publication, the Resource Guidelines for Improving Court Practice in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases, has been a touchstone for courts challenged with the complex task of confronting...
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Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence
Post date: April 17, 2017
Start Date Monday, April 24, 2017
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Monday, April 24, 2017
Body (Youngstown, Ohio) Mahoning County Juvenile Court Judge Theresa Dellick and School Justice Grant Partner Superintendents: Vince Colaluca, Austintown Schools; Tim Saxton, Boardman Schools; Jenifer Merrit, Mahoning County High School; and Pete Pirone, Struthers Schools, will present the progress made combating truancy and connecting students to needed resources during the 2016-2017 school year, in...
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Schools and Justice
Post date: April 24, 2017
Start Date Monday, April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017
Body   The 3rd Annual Justice Innovation Awards will take place during the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges' (NCJFCJ) 80th Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. at the Grand Hyatt, July 16-19, 2017.   During the conference, the NCJFCJ will recognize honorees who innovatively rethink, reimagine and redefine justice for children and families, thus advancing the NCJFCJ’s vision—a...
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Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence, Family Law, Juvenile Justice, Tribal Work and ICWA
Post date: April 17, 2017
Start Date Monday, April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017
Body Written by: Paul Mooney, 2L at Michigan State University of Law, Indigenous Law and Policy Program In the fall semester of my second year in law school, I was working for a professor, who teaches about and runs a clinic that is focused on the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). ICWA is a federal law that was passed in 1978 to combat the unprecedented level of Indian children being ripped away from...
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Child Abuse and Neglect
Post date: April 17, 2017
Start Date Tuesday, April 11, 2017
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Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Body The Honorable Peggy Walker, Douglas County Juvenile Court, NCJFCJ Past PresidentKaty Hilbert, Executive Director, Children’s Voice: CASA The Juvenile Court of Douglas County has a strong child representation model that includes Children’s Voice: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), which is our local CASA affiliate.  Children’s Voice is a member in good standing with Georgia CASA and...
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Child Abuse and Neglect
Post date: April 5, 2017
Start Date Thursday, April 6, 2017
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Thursday, April 6, 2017
Body Twenty-year philanthropy and social responsibility professional, Chrissy Menicucci, has been named the new National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges’ (NCJFCJ) director of development. “We are excited to bring Chrissy on board to further advance the NCJFCJ’s development efforts,” said Joey Orduna Hastings, chief executive officer. “Her experience in the legal field paired with her...
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Press Release
Post date: April 5, 2017
Start Date Monday, April 3, 2017
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Monday, April 3, 2017
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) recognizes April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This is a time for all parents, children, judges, legal professionals, social workers, corporate leaders, and court system stakeholders to pause and consider the significant impact child abuse can have on our communities and nation. In 1983, President Ronald Regan...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect
Post date: March 31, 2017
Start Date Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Body Nationally renowned legal scholar Professor Erwin Chemerinsky to deliver opening keynote Professor Chemerinsky is one of the nation’s premier experts in constitutional law, federal practice, civil rights and civil liberties, and appellate litigation. He is the author of 10 books including the casebook, Constitutional Law, which is one of the most widely read law textbooks in the country....
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence, Family Law, Juvenile Justice
Post date: March 28, 2017
Start Date Monday, March 27, 2017
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Monday, March 27, 2017
Body Everyone can play a role in supporting young people. National Youth Violence Prevention Week is a great time to get involved. The goal of the National Youth Violence Prevention Week is to raise awareness and to educate students, teachers, school administrators, counselors, school resource officers, school staff, parents, and the public on effective ways to prevent or reduce youth violence....
Category:
Domestic Violence
Post date: March 27, 2017

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