Category Archives: General

For Everything There is a Season

I launched this blog almost two years ago and today will be my final post. Sometime in March 2015, I am scheduled to be appointed juvenile court magistrate in Wayne Superior Court No. 3. Blogging cannot be part of that … Continue reading

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National Juvenile Justice Prosecution Center

The McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University will house the new National Juvenile Prosecution Center, which will work in collaboration with the University’s Center for Juvenile Justice Reform, the National District Attorneys Association, and the National Association of … Continue reading

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Evolution of a Criminal Documentary

Sorry this is late…  Independent Lens on PBS showed the documentary Evolution of a Criminal on January 12, 2015 at 10:00 pm ET, and likely other times will follow.  “How does a 16-year-old go from honors student to bank robber? Filmmaker Darius … Continue reading

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National Criminal Justice Reference Service

The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) has a juvenile justice section, which includes information about a wealth of topics and links to recent publications and statistics.   NCJRS also publishes Justice Information twice a month with announcements, funding opportunities, webinars, trainings, … Continue reading

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Use Your Voice

Many are protesting and speaking out about the highly publicized cases in Ferguson, New York, and Cleveland.  It is drawing attention to a problem that exists throughout the country, whether you live in a rural, suburban, or urban community.  If … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday 2014

A little off of the usual topics, but consider using the Giving Tuesday initiative to remember the many non-profits and agencies dedicated to juvenile justice issues as you plan your end-of-year donations and volunteer activities for 2015.  There are a … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving 2014

This Thanksgiving, I am thankful for many things about this past year: That there are so many working in the juvenile justice system who truly care about the children and their families, and are working to implement system changes, such … Continue reading

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