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Start Date Thursday, April 11, 2019
End Date:
Thursday, April 11, 2019
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Body                  Momentum building to ensure that courts meet the 21st Century needs of families In an important step toward making family courts more user-friendly and less adversarial, the Conference of Chief Justices (CCJ) has adopted new guidelines to help courts evolve to meet changing needs and expectations. The new principles seek to make family courts less adversarial, more efficient—...
Category:
Press Release
Post date: April 10, 2019
Start Date Tuesday, April 9, 2019
End Date:
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Paul Georgeson, Esq., Vice President and Senior Counsel, Eldorado Resorts, Inc. to the NCJFCJ Board of Directors. “In addition to my legal career and interest in the administration of justice, I am also passionate about the issues that affect children and families,” said Georgeson. “I am excited to contribute my...
Category:
Press Release
Post date: April 8, 2019
Start Date Wednesday, April 3, 2019
End Date:
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has selected eight new courts to join their Implementation Sites Project, which helps to improve outcomes for abused and neglected children and their families.   The NCJFCJ Implementation Sites Project, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, provides child abuse and...
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Child Abuse and Neglect
Post date: April 3, 2019
Start Date Tuesday, March 26, 2019
End Date:
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) released its latest resolution regarding sex offender requirements for youth under the age of 18. Research shows that placing youth on sex offender registries does not advance public safety and can actually make communities less safe. Research also shows that re-offending rates for youth who offend sexually are extremely low and...
Category:
Juvenile Justice, Press Release
Post date: March 26, 2019
Start Date Wednesday, March 20, 2019
End Date:
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Body (Las Vegas, Nev.) – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) National Conference on Juvenile Justice convened nearly 600 juvenile and family court judges, probation officers, lawyers, law enforcement, and court professionals to improve national initiatives focused on the juvenile justice system. The conference featured cutting edge information, state-of-the-art programs...
Category:
Juvenile Justice, Press Release
Post date: March 20, 2019
Start Date Monday, February 18, 2019
End Date:
Monday, February 18, 2019
Body Focuses on Healing for Victims of Crime The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced today that it has launched a website for their project, Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth to promote healing for victims of crime. The Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth Project, funded by the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), Office of Justice Programs, U...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence, Family Law
Post date: February 18, 2019
Start Date Thursday, January 31, 2019
End Date:
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Body   The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) is pleased to invite applicants from state and tribal dependency court(s) to apply to participate in the Implementation Site Project. The NCJFCJ, with funding from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), has been partnering with courts across the country since 1992 to improve outcomes for abused and...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect, Model Courts
Post date: January 31, 2019
Start Date Monday, January 28, 2019
End Date:
Monday, January 28, 2019
Body Key focuses on firearms, domestic violence, abuse and neglect, animal cruelty, juvenile justice, diversity, and research The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced today that it has received a record 34 new and supplemental awards providing more than $12.9 million in additional funding; the highest amount in the organization’s 81-year history. The NCJFCJ is...
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Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence, Family Law, Juvenile Justice, Press Release
Post date: January 28, 2019
Start Date Wednesday, January 16, 2019
End Date:
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Body The Supreme Court of Nevada, Administrative Office of the Courts, has contracted with the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) to complete an assessment of Family Courts in Washoe and Clark Counties.   The Nevada Family Court Assessment will determine whether the Family Courts are meeting expectations of lawmakers and families, following state and local court rules, and...
Category:
Domestic Violence, Family Law, Juvenile Justice
Post date: January 16, 2019
Start Date Tuesday, January 15, 2019
End Date:
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Body   The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced the release of the Enhanced Juvenile Justice Guidelines, the most recent update documenting the improvement of court practices in juvenile justice cases. Since 2005, with the original publication of Juvenile Delinquency Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in Juvenile Delinquency Cases (JDG), the NCJFCJ has worked with...
Category:
Juvenile Justice, Press Release
Post date: January 16, 2019

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