Tag Archives: juvenile justice

NCJFCJ Releases Enhanced Juvenile Justice Guidelines

Here. An article about the publication is here.  

Posted in Author: Adrea Korthase, Research | Tagged ,

Report from the Association on American Indian Affairs – “Examining How JDAI Sites Interact with Native Youth and Tribes”

The Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) report can be downloaded here. More information on JDAI can be found here.

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The Power of Cultural Teachings for At Risk Youth

The White Earth Nation has released a video documenting some of the work being done to help at risk youth in the community. Impacts of drug abuse are being felt in our homes, schools, workplaces, and in our daily lives. … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Victoria Sweet, Education, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , ,

Testimony from Recent Senate Hearing on Juvenile Justice in Indian Country

Here. The Honorable Robert Listenbee Administrator-Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. View Testimony Mr. Darren Cruzan Deputy BIA Director-Office of Justice Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C. … Continue reading

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TLPI Code Resource: Drafting or Revising Tribal Juvenile Justice Codes

The Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) is pleased to announce a new Tribal Legal Code Resource publication – A Guide for Drafting or Revising Tribal Juvenile Delinquency and Status Offense Laws – which is the most recent addition to … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Kate E. Fort, Child Welfare, Tribal Codes | Tagged , ,

Report from Coalition for Juvenile Justice and Tribal Law and Policy Institute on Status Offense Disparities

Here. American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) young people are almost twice as likely to be petitioned to state court for skipping school, violating liquor laws, and engaging in other behaviors that are only illegal because of their age (often known as status offenses). Once involved with … Continue reading

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News Article: Collaboration between Counties and Tribes Benefit Dual Status Native Youth

This article highlights a promising program being implemented in northern Minnesota. The counties and tribes are working collaboratively to meet the needs of dual status youth (juveniles who come into contact with both child welfare and juvenile justice systems). This … Continue reading

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Panel on Tribal Juvenile Detention Alternatives

With Jack Trope and Justice Kevin Briscoe.

Posted in Author: Kate E. Fort, Child Welfare | Tagged ,

NCJFCJ 77th Annual Conference, July 13-16, 2014

Join us in Chicago, Illinois for this year’s 77th Annual Conference featuring a wide range of juvenile and family law topics including child abuse and neglect, trauma, custody and visitation, judicial leadership, juvenile justice, sex trafficking of minors, family violence, drug courts, … Continue reading

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