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Found 54 results for "Hunter Hurst"


Policy Alternatives and Current Court Practice in the Special Problem Areas of Jurisdiction Over the Family: The Curriculum

Linda Szymanski, Theresa Homisak, Hunter Hurst III

This is a training curriculum on coordinating jurisdiction over family matters. It emphasizes the need for urban courts to adopt a process to serve its constituents properly through training, the ability to enforce orders, and personal qualities of the judge who presides over its affairs. [Curriculum]


Protecting Our Not-So-Independent Judiciary

Hunter Hurst III

This column discusses courtroom security, and recent attacks on our judiciary's independent decisionmaking authority.


Reducing Disproportionate Minority Confinement: A Data Driven Approach

Hunter Hurst IV, Megan Kurlychek

To address significant over-representation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system, Pennsylvania developed prevention and intervention initiatives targeting specific areas where the problem was most prevalent (Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh).


Screening at Intake for Related Family Cases

Gregory Halemba, Hunter Hurst IV, Imogene Montgomery

This bulletin reports on a study of delinquency and dependency cases in several Ohio counties to determine the level of court involvement of adult family members.


Shaping A New Order in the Court, A Sourcebook for Juvenile and Family Court Design

Hunter Hurst III

Provides useful and effective visions for designing juvenile and family court facilities based on existing design literature, perceptions of experienced advisers and consultants and the input of juvenile and family court facilities built in the last decade.


Sheriffs I Have Known

Hunter Hurst III

The author remembers an interview with a county sheriff, which the sheriff used to gain public support for his operations' funding and improvements.



Hunter Hurst III

This column looks at the return to the themes of rehabilitation and treatment in juvenile justice, and at the increase in crime committed by females.


Status Offenders: Where Have They Gone and Who Cares

Hunter Hurst III

This article discusses history and trends involved in the juvenile justice system's handling of status offenders.


The Philadelphia Family Court On-Site Recommendations and Report

Gene Siegel, Hunter Hurst IV

This report provides the results of an on-site family court assessment conducted in 2005 by the National Center for Juvenile Justice for the Philadelphia Family Court. The focus of the project was the Court's handling of child maltreatment cases. The Philadelphia Family Court was part of Pennsylvania's first Court Improvement Program assessment process in 1998,a series of court improvement assessments of its Model Dependency Court in 2000, and efforts to transfer selected procedures court wide …


The Times They Keep On A Changin'

Hunter Hurst III

Reflecting on a delinquency case handled while a probation officer, the author looks at society's changing standards for manhood.

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