Many Crosby Scholars participated last year and had a great learning experience while earning community service hours. Student attorneys will need to be trained on basic court rules, process and ettiquette. Plan your court docket: This program is doing great things for the community and our youth. The major factor in this decision will be the source of the funding. You will also need to establish your punishment options and ranges.
Other students may serve as bailiffs, clerks, and in other capacities as needed. There is a set of guidelines to follow for sentencing that will always consist of community service and may include participating in educational programs or other state-mandated programs. City Secretary, 1st floor , citysec wylietexas. Teen Court is designed to: Chatham County Teen Court Calendar.
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Avery Morrison was selected as the Teen Court Volunteer of the Year for his dedication to the program over the last year. Teen defendants are given sentences designed to provide constructive and educational consequences, increase social skills, develop critical thinking skills, and build competency. The short, intense courses give students a chance to explore a new subject — and perhaps do some traveling. Paris or Shanghai, anyone? Click here to Sign Up. Only a very small number re-offend with the same offense for which they were originally referred. Who can give me more information about the direct referral process?
Who is eligible for Teen Court? Evidence indicates that not only do young people stay out of trouble following a Teen Court appearance, but also the program saves thousands of dollars in community expense and allows the juvenile courts to concentrate more time and energy on critical juvenile offenders. Fire Stations Station 1, S. If a youth does not successfully complete their sanctions the Teen Court coordinator will send a letter of non-compliance back to the referring officer and the ticket can be issued at that time and the youth will be sent on to circuit court or municipal court. Kids don't learn when they aren't in school," said Superintendent Richard Weigel. Defendants' cases may be referred back to a regular court. Teen Court has done that for me.