News:

Merault Almonor, left, and his son Devin, 16, outside Federal District Court in Manhattan on Monday, after Devin’s testimony. Photo by: Michael Appleton for The New York Times

Merault Almonor, left, and his son Devin, 16, outside Federal District Court in Manhattan on Monday, after Devin’s testimony. Photo by: Michael Appleton for The New York Times

STOP AND FRISK UNDER SCRUTINY:

  • A Focus on 3 Encounters in a Stop-and-Frisk Trial. Read HERE
  • Young Writers at Youth Communications tackles Stop and Frisk: Read it HERE
  • Recording Points to Race Factor in Stops by New York Police. Read and Listen HERE
Dr. Jeffrey Butts

Dr. Jeffrey Butts

And last week’s Op-Ed by Dr. Jeffrey Butts, “Are We Too Quick To Claim Credit For Falling Juvenile Incarceration Rates” sparked this “Reform Matters: A Reply to Jeffrey Butts” from Nate Balis and Tom Woods, Senior Associates in the Juvenile Justice Strategy Group at the Annie E Casey Foundation.

Dr. Butts responds here: “Interpreting the Juvenile Incarceration Drop”

 

Upcoming Events:

Monday, April 15, 2013, 9:30am: Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions &  Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer: Civic Restoration: A Road to Workforce Development for People with Criminal Convictions. Adam Clayton Powell,State Office Building, 163 W 125th St, (between 7th Ave & Lenox Ave)

To register, please go to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/346212

Friday, April 19, 2013: In Search of Meaningful Systemic Justice for Adolescents in New York. Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 55 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY.

  • Keynote Speaker: Chief Judge Jonathan Lippmann, “A Vision and Model of Juvenile Justice Reform for New York.”
  • Morning roundtable panel: “Learning from Models Around the U.S.”
  • Luncheon address: Judge Michael Corriero, “Judging Children’s Children: Models of Justice for Minors.”
  • Afternoon panel: “Systemic Impact of Raise the Age.”

Conference cosponsored by: the Brooklyn Defender Services, Kings County District Attorneys’ Office, Neighborhood Defender Services of Harlem, New York Center for Juvenile Justice, New York Civil Liberties Union, Bronx Defenders and the Legal Aid Society.

Register to attend by emailing: youth.justice.cardozo@gmail.com


May 1, 2013: Non Secure Placement Meeting/Briefing NYJJI and Good Shepherd Services. More Info To Follow.

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