Conference on Youth Development and Juvenile Justice
Friday, June 9, 2017 | 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
This conference will feature two nationally prominent speakers, Professor Steven Drizin of the Northwestern University School of Law, and Professor Keith Cruise of the Fordham University Department of Psychology. Professor Drizin will speak about his work on juvenile interrogations and false confessions and his representation of Brendan Dassey, one of the subjects of the Netflix series "Making a Murderer." Professor Cruise will speak about his research program on mental health and trauma screenings in the juvenile justice system.
A.M. Lecture | Steve Drizin | Reflections on In Re Gault: The "Guiding Hand” of Counsel in Defending Children who Confess to the Police
Special Report | Jennifer LeBaron | The Status of Juvenile Justice Reform and Progress in New Jersey: New Frontiers for the Juvenile Justice Commission
P.M. Lecture | Keith Cruise | Traumatic Stress Screening with Justice-Involved Youth: Why it Matters and What We Can Learn From an Effective Screening Process
Panel Discussion | Addressing Trauma and Related Issues in the Juvenile Justice System: A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective
For full agenda, visit youthviolence.rutgers.edu
Registration fee is $120, or $20 for non-CLE participants with promo code NOCLE372, or $70 for public interest attorneys with promo code PUBLIC372.
This conference is sponsored by Rutgers Center on Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice at Rutgers University-Newark; continuing legal education credits are provided by Rutgers Institute for Professional Education.
CLE Information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 6.0 hours of total CLE credit, and the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 5.0 hours of total CLE credit.
Paul Boxer | Associate Professor of Psychology, Senior Fellow in the Rutgers School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University–Newark, and adjunct Research Scientist in the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, as well as the Director of the Rutgers Center on Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice
Ronald K. Chen | Co-Dean, Distinguished Professor of Law and Judge Leonard I. Garth Scholar at Rutgers Law School in Newark
Steven Campos | Community Resource Director at the Hudson Partnership CMO
Laura Cohen | Clinical Professor of Law, Justice Virginia Long Scholar, and Director of the Criminal and Youth Justice Clinic at Rutgers Law School in Newark, as well as a Co-Director of the Rutgers Center on Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice
Keith Cruise | Associate Professor of Psychology and Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham University, as well as Co-Director of the Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice
Steven Drizin | Clinical Professor of Law and Assistant Dean of the Bluhm Legal Clinic, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Paula Getty | Deputy Public Defender of Essex Juvenile in the Essex County Office of the Public Defender
Amy Godfrey | Court Operations Manager of the Partnership for Children of Essex
Jennifer LeBaron | Deputy Executive Director of the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission
Edwin Lee Jr. | Director of Juvenile Parole & Transitional Services of the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission
Center for Law and Justice
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
CLE: NJ: 6.0 | NY: 6.0 | PA: 5.0