Monthly Archives: June 2013

Publications and Upcoming Webinars and Seminars

Spotlight on Youth: Competency Standards in Delinquency Proceedings will air on July 12, 2013 from 3-4 p.m. EST here.  Guests include Doug Althauser, private attorney, Kimberly Larson, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Anne Teigen, Senior Policy Specialist, … Continue reading

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Hazing on School Athletic Teams

Dean Susan P. Stuart, Valparaiso Law School, recently authored Warriors, Machismo, and Jockstraps: Sexually Exploitive Athletic Hazing and Title XI in the Public School Locker Room, 25 W. New Eng. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2013).  This article details the increasing national … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking

Indiana’s human trafficking laws were augmented prior to the 2012 Super Bowl amid concerns that the event would bring an influx of human trafficking events, including children.  The Indiana Protection for Abused and Trafficked Humans (IPATH) is one of 42 … Continue reading

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Adam Walsh Act (SORNA) and the Indiana Registry

Parents, and even seasoned attorneys who rarely handle juvenile delinquency cases, often have questions about whether a child will automatically be placed on the Indiana sex offender registry following certain adjudications.  The current process in Indiana requires that the child … Continue reading

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Anti-Bullying — Federal Website

Stopbullying.gov is a website with a myriad of resources that is maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  It defines bullying as “[b]ullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived … Continue reading

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Webinars, Seminars, and Publications — June 21, 2013

On June 25, 2013, at 2 p.m. ET, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) State Training and Technical Assistance Center (STTAC) will host a 1-hour live chat on disproportionate minority contact (DMC) that will focus on prevention and systems … Continue reading

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Balancing Incentives with Sanctions

Too often juvenile delinquency review hearings focus on what the child did wrong and adjusting the sanctions, rather than being a balance between sanctions for less-than-stellar behavior and incentives for following the court’s orders and expectations. Admittedly, it can be … Continue reading

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