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New York’s Broken Juvenile Justice System: Is It Being Fixed?
Thursday, December 2, 2010 6:30 PM - 8 PM

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This panel will address the problems plaguing New York’s juvenile detention and prison facilities and look at current initiatives to improve the system. Issues to consider include recommendations for change coming out of recent federal and state investigations of the system, efforts at reform by state and city agencies, alternatives to detention and incarceration, and model approaches to juvenile justice that have worked in other states.

HON. SHERYL L. PARKER, Supreme Court Justice, Kings County

HON. LARRY BUSCHING, Deputy Commissioner, Division of Juvenile Justice, New York City Administration for Children’s Services; HON. GLADYS CARRION, Commissioner, New York State Office for Children and Family Services; HON. VINCENT SCHIRALDI, Commissioner, New York City Department of Probation; ALFRED SIEGEL, Deputy Director, Center for Court Innovation; Member, New York State Governor’s Task Force on Transforming Juvenile Justice; JEREMY TRAVIS, President, John Jay College of Criminal Justice; Chair, New York State Governor’s Task Force on Transforming Juvenile Justice

Sponsored by:
Committee on Juvenile Justice, Cynthia Godsoe, Chair

Co-sponsored by:
The League of Women Voters of the City of New York; The Fund for Modern Courts