The following dress code is enforced and applies to all respondents, jurors and volunteers. The program is run in semester sessions — Spring January to May , Summer June — August , Fall September — December — and an open application period is held in the month prior to start of the next semester session. A youth charged with an offense has the opportunity to forgo the hearing and sentencing procedures of juvenile court and agrees to a sentencing forum with a jury of the youth's peers. Issues of juvenile court diversion and the prevention are addressed. In some cases, educational workshops are required as part of the sentence, usually in cases involving alcohol or drug charges. However, any applicable restitution must be resolved.
Teen Court in the Schools TCIS is an alternative way of disciplining students who have admitted to committing a school-related offense. In addition, some applications, files or items cannot be translated including graphs, photos or some portable document formats pdfs. No one is forced to participate in the program. Fall schedule announced January 7, Put simply, the court is facilitated by an adult judge and driven by student jurors, clerks and bailiffs. The official language used for the content of the Los Angeles Superior Court public website is English. The teen attorneys may present evidence, statements, and witnesses for both sides.
During the interview, the respondents will receive their court date. Can I be a respondent and return as a volunteer? Teens acquire valuable work experience while contributing their service to the community. The student is aware that the jury must give a mandatory sentence as deemed appropriate by each school's administration , as well as any other appropriate sentence. Respondents who successfully complete their Youth Court Plan of Rehabilitation will receive a recommendation to terminate their expulsion. Abstract Reducing disproportionality in school discipline is a grand challenge for school social work.
A case file is now open for this youth. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Responding to a Small Claims Case as a Defendant. A juvenile referred to Teen Court appears before a jury of peers and is defended and prosecuted by peers. Technical assistance from Pima County Teen Court is offered to all schools. The Coordinator prepares a docket for the hearing which is held on a Tuesday evening at 5: The purpose of this article is to present a conceptual framework for understanding the role of the teen court model in providing an alternative to traditional discipline measures.