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Found 32 results for "Hunter Hurst IV"

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1999 

Family Courts in the United States (1999)

Hunter Hurst IV

This report offers historical information on family courts in the United States, focusing on their growth on Ohio. The document then goes on to talk about the family court of today, and what all of these courts have (or should have) in common: a core belief that the best interests of children should drive family law in the courts.

2000 

Family Courts in the United States (2000)

Hunter Hurst IV

This brief report, updated for 2000, provides a summary of family court concepts and issues, and contains a map showing the states with a unified family court.

2003 

Family Courts in the United States (2003)

Hunter Hurst IV

This brief report, updated for 2003, provides a summary of family court concepts and issues, and contains a map showing the states with a unified family court.

1996 

Family Courts in the United States, 1996: Statute, Court Rule, and Practice Analysis: Technical Assistance Monograph

Hunter Hurst IV, Linda Szymanski

Provides state profiles of family court activity across the country. Limited practice detail is included for jurisdictions where the statutory or court rule evidence for the existence of a 'family court' or a family court initiative is lacking or unclear. In addition, a simple scheme for classifying family court activity across the United States is provided and a one-page national snapshot that features a summary of the issue and a map pictorial are provided.

2001 

Features of a Full Service Family Court

Gregory Halemba, Hunter Hurst IV

This article, which appears in the Fall 2001 issue of Ohio Family Court Bulletin, offers a discussion of the features of a full service family court and highlights various initiatives undertaken by four pilot initiatives in Ohio that, according to the authors, approach a range of practice that should be present in family courts. These pilot initiatives, which are located in Clermont, Lorain, Fayette and Mercer counties, were funded in 1999 by the Supreme …

1998 

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 …

2000 

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]

2000 

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.

2003 

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).

2005 

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 …

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