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Youth Courts: Young People Delivering Justice

Fisher, Margaret
June 4, 2015

Source: (2002) Road Maps. A series of “how-to” publications designed to help the Community, the Bench, and the Bar Impelment Change in Justice System. American Bar Association. Downloaced 28 August 2003.

This Roadmap examines the nature, structure, and benefits of youth courts and
explores the roles played by a variety of government and community entities. It highlights
examples of successful youth courts throughout the United States – ones based in
juvenile justice settings, community settings, and school settings. It spotlights unique
innovations in youth courts and discusses statewide associations that play a role in supporting
and networking youth courts within a state. (excerpt)


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