Teen Court News Notes. Yes, twice; once for hitting a teacher, but that was in fifth grade. She trained these interns thoroughly and they left us knowing all aspects of the programs processes and procedures. Colorado Springs Teen Court. Friend Us On Facebook! Those classes may include Community Impact Panelswhere shoplifters meet store managers, police officers and loss prevention specialists who explain how shoplifting impacts the community and retail employees.
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Jett began utilizing college interns to assist her with program activities. Our trained volunteer teens conduct peer panels and trials before they determine the appropriate sanctions for the offender. Did Michael have money with him? Who was his role model? Instead of giving him a ticket, the police officer who caught Michael trying to sneak into the subway sent him to teen court, which is run for and by teenagers. One day after school last December, year-old Michael took the stand in a Brooklyn courtroom. His name has been changed since he is a minor.
In Teen Court, Kids Have A Right To A Jury Of Their Peers
We want them to have a positive experience and feel heard. Our volunteer panelists and jurors accomplish this through holding each participant accountable for their actions, ensuring the safety of the community, and fostering the respondents skill development in order to prevent any future violations. Join the conversation on youth courts at the national level. Cynthia L. Skip to Main Content. The annual Teen Court summit is always a major event for our program and volunteersMs.