The ABA Criminal Justice Section Juvenile Justice Committee and The Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants and The Council on Racial & Ethnic Justice Present;
The New Paradigm of Juvenile Justice
Harvard Law Professor Charles Ogletree, a top advisor to President Elect Barack Obama, is known for his masterful handling of freewheeling panel discussions that generate tremendous audience involvement and honest creative discussion. He will lead the panel and participants in the design of strategies for the new administration and Congress to reform juvenile justice.
The discussion will be followed by a close look at due process in modern times. Panelist will provide an update on Roper v. Simmons and Goss v. Lopez, revisit Gideon v. Wainright and examine New York’s new trafficking law that makes all juvenile prostitution cases presumptively status offender cases. Please join us for this dynamic program.
Panelists James Bell, Director of the Haywood Burns Institute The Honorable Jay Blitzman, Middlesex Juvenile Court Judge Harvard Law Professor Phil Heymann, former deputy Attorney General during the Clinton Administration Robert Schwartz, Executive Director of Juvenile Law Center Jane E. Tewksbury, Commissioner of the Department of Youth Services Boston, Mass.
Linda Uttal, Acting Chief of Cook County Public Defender Juvenile Division
When: 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Friday, February 13, 2008 Reception to follow
Where: Boston Marriott Copley Place 110 Huntington Place Boston, MA 02116
This program is part of the ABA Criminal Justice Section’s 2009 Midyear Meeting. More information on the meeting can be found at: www.abanet.org/crimjust/calendar/2009midyear.doc