Monday, June 13, 2011

Senate Passes Baker Bills to Bring Reforms to Juvenile Justice System



Baker's bills will:
Eliminate waiving counsel in juvenile delinquency hearings
Create a victim advocate devoted to juvenile justice
Require judges to state on the record the reasons behind disposition orders
Prohibit shackling of juveniles in the courtroom


http://www.wayneindependent.com/news/x1388106297/Senate-Passes-Baker-Bills-to-Bring-Reforms-to-Juvenile-Justice-System



The teen brain, a work of progress
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/teenage-brain-a-work-in-progress-fact-sheet/index.shtml



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