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Found 54 results for "Hunter Hurst"
Hunter of Delinquency: Sex and Crime
Hunter Hurst III
The author comments on the sharp increase in crime by young females over the previous 20 years, noting the possibility that the female rate may someday approach that of males.
I'm Not A Real Judge, But I Play One On TV
Hunter Hurst III
This article, published in the Fall 2001 issue of Juvenile and Family Justice Today, comments on television court shows and their effect on our view of judges and justice.
Interim Assessment of The Pima County Model Court Project: Final Report
Gregory Halemba, Gene Siegel, Hunter Hurst IV
This document, published in February 1998 by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, offers an interim assessment of the Pima County Model Court Project in (Tucson) Arizona. According to the introduction, 'This report examines the first eight months of this pilot effort and provides an assessment of the degree to which court proceedings in child abuse, neglect and dependency cases (herein referred to as dependency cases) have improved; describes how the model court pilot …
Juvenile Justice and Mental Health Trying to See Eye to Eye
Hunter Hurst III
This article discusses philosophical and operational differences between the juvenile justice and mental health establishments.
Juveniles Facing Criminal Sanctions: Three States That Changed the Rules
Patricia Torbet, Patrick Griffin, Hunter Hurst IV, Lynn Rayn-MacKenzie
This report examines the use made of adult criminal sanctions by three states: Minnesota, New Mexico, and Wisconsin. The case studies detail each state's approach to reform, their significance, and their impact on the juvenile and criminal justice systems. The report summarizes the lessons learned from the case studies that could be useful to policymakers considering similar reform. [MORELINK]
Lorain County (OH) Family Court Pilot Project: Processing of Children Services Cases
Hunter Hurst IV, Gregory Halemba
The Lorain County (OH) participated in Ohio's Family Court Feasibility Study. As part of that initiative, the National Center for Juvenile Justice reviewed the County's practices in handling its child welfare cases, and made recommendations on incorporating best practices, and produced this report for the County.
Minorities in Pennsylvania's Juvenile Justice System
Hunter Hurst IV, Susanna Zawacki
This report summarizes the main points that emerge from analysis of various databases for 2001, including three- and thirteen-year trends in disproportionate minority contact (DMC).
Models for Change Update 2012: Headlines
This report assembles the state and local headlines of the MacArthur Foundation's Models for Change national systems reform initiative. The report was produced as the initiative enters into a new phase of national dissemination in 2013 and 2014. The author highlights twenty stories, which have helped move the line in a positive direction for youth and applying a data-driven approach.
Northampton County (Easton, PA) Juvenile Court On-Site Recommendations and Report
Hunter Hurst IV
This report provides the results of a three-day juvenile court assessment conducted in December 2004 by the National Center for Juvenile Justice for the Northampton County (Easton, PA) Juvenile Court. The focus of the project was the Court's handling of abuse, neglect, and abandonment cases. This report summarizes basic impressions formed during the site visit, places them in the context of Pennsylvania's overall Court Improvement Program, and offers eleven recommendations for further court …
Ohio Family and Children First
Ohio historically has led the way in integrating leadership and coordination of health, education, and social services for children and families. Since the early 1990s, Family and Children First Councils (FCFCs) in every Ohio county have provided the structure for energetic local leadership and collaboration, capacity development, seamless service coordination, and family empowerment and engagement. This issue of Children, Families and the Courts will provide some background on the history and activities of FCFCs, …