Category Archives: Events & Education

Comparative Law Course Materials 2015

Course materials for June 5th JJ Comparative Law Training: Agenda – June 2015 CASE OF SALDUZ v. TURKEY UN Convention on the Rights of the Child International Human Rights: Law & Resources for Juvenile Defenders & Advocates A Comparative Study … Continue reading

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6/5/2015 Juvenile Justice Comparative Law Training

COMPARATIVE JUVENILE LAW COURSE 6 PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY CREDITS This course will teach lawyers about international developments in juvenile justice law in comparison to the U.S. Attendees will come away from this course will an understanding of how laws, policy and … Continue reading

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2/27/2015 Summit “Young Adults: Moving from Prison to Pathways to Hope”

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JJI Pres. Betsy Clarke will speak at Oakton Community College

Students for Social Justice at Oakton Community College educates the College community about the importance of human rights and promotes respect for those covenants around the world. At their event “Justice for All? A Discussion on Mass Incarceration,” JJI President … Continue reading

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Homestretch Film Screening & Panel Discussion

“The Homestretch” follows three homeless Chicago teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future. Viewers are challenged to rethink homelessness as they watch the teens struggle with the trauma of abandonment, completing their education, the … Continue reading

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Annual Fundraiser Update

Thank you to everyone who made JJI’s annual fundraiser, Another Chance/An Equal Chance, a success! We had over 120 people joining us.  It was a fun evening in a beautiful space and we got to honor two champions of children’s rights: Cook … Continue reading

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Kids for Cash: Film Screening & Panel Discussion

“Kids For Cash” is a compelling look behind the notorious scandal that rocked the nation when it first came to light in 2009. Following the wake of the Columbine shootings, a small town in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania elected a charismatic … Continue reading

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Join us on October 8 – JJI Annual Fundraiser

Please join the Juvenile Justice Initiative to honor Toni Preckwinkle President, Cook County Board of Commissioners and Jeffrey D. Colman Partner, Jenner & Block LLP For their work ensuring individualized and proportionate justice for every child in conflict with the … Continue reading

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CROSSROADS FOR CHANGE

Update June 30, 2014 Macon County Juvenile Justice Forum was a great success.  Read the success story here!!   JJI has been working with Macon County Juvenile Justice Council on a forum CROSSROADS FOR CHANGE. The forum will be held … Continue reading

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Professional Responsibility CLE Course

Updated July 10, 2014 Course Materials are available here. ———————————- COMPARATIVE JUVENILE LAW COURSE 6 PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY CREDITS Juvenile Justice Initiaitve will offer a day long professional responsibility CLE course! This course will teach lawyers about international developments in juvenile … Continue reading

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