Study Favors Harsh Teen Sentences | Juvenile Criminal Defense Attorney

A study concerning violent crimes committed by juveniles and commissioned by the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office has yielded controversial results, according to a report published by The Appeal earlier this month.  In a press release[1], the attorney’s office revealed that the study included a team of eight forensic experts headed by Dr. Michael Welner[2], a forensic psychiatrist well known for...

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SAO, Stakeholders Celebrate 2 Years of Juvenile Justice Success – State Attorney Office For The Fourth Judicial Circuit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Chapman Phone: (904) 255-3004 Cell: (904) 524-6626 ChapmanD@coj.net March 21, 2019 May 9, 2019 STATE ATTORNEY’S OFFICE, STAKEHOLDERS CELEBRATE 2 YEARS OF JUVENILE CIVIL CITATION SUCCESS Two years ago, law enforcement from each agency in the Fourth Circuit and community stakeholders signed a historic agreement to expand the use of juvenile civil citations. The results...

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NCJFCJ Recognizes Innovation and Impact With 4th Annual Justice Innovation Awards

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges[1] (NCJFCJ) announced two honorees of the 4th annual Justice Innovation Awards recognizing Innovator of the Year and Impact of the Year recipients: the UNLV Immigration Clinic at the William S. Boyd School of Law[2] in Las Vegas, Nev.; and the Honorable Donna Schmalberger from the Denver Juvenile Court and the Honorable Katherine Delgado from the...

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