Found 54 results for "Hunter Hurst"
Workload Measurement for Juvenile Justice System Personnel: Practices and Needs
Hunter Hurst III
This bulletin is part of a series intended to provide best practice guidance in support federal Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant (initially funded in 1998). The topic of the bulletin is approaches to measuring juvenile justice system personnel requirements. The author provides background to the issue and examples of current workload measurement approaches.
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.
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 …
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).
On-Site Technical Assistance Report: Sedgwick County Juvenile Court, Wichita, Kansas
Hunter Hurst III, Doug Thomas
This document reports on the results of a three-day technical assistance site visit and case processing review, conducted by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, to recommend improvements in operations at the Sedgwick County (Wichita), Kansas, Juvenile Court. Recommendations were made involving case processing, docketing, and detention overcrowding.
Ohio Family Court Feasibility Study: Summary of Major Recommendations
Gregory Halemba, Hunter Hurst IV, Richard Gable
This is a summary of recommendations resulting from a report prepared for the Supreme Court of Ohio. The Family Court Feasibility Study was an in-depth examination of court proceedings in a wide range of family matters over which a 'family court' may assume jurisdiction. Family matters herein are defined as legal proceedings involving delinquency, dependency, divorce and dissolution, child custody, visitation, child support, adoption, guardianship and domestic violence.
Family Courts in the United States (1996)
Hunter Hurst IV
This brief report provides a summary of family court concepts and issues, and contains a map showing the states with a unified family court.
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.
Analysis of the Juvenile Probation Officer Initiative Database
Hunter Hurst IV
This document briefly reports some basic information available from the Juvenile Probation Officer Initiative database, including job titles, and staffing and caseload by state.
Policy Alternatives and Current Court Practice in the Special Problem Areas of Jurisdiction Over the Family - Final Report
Linda Szymanski, Theresa Homisak, Hunter Hurst III
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. [Final Report]