Northampton County (Easton, PA) Juvenile Court On-Site Recommendations and Report

Publication year: 2005  |  Cataloged on: Feb 23, 2012

This report provides the results of a three-day juvenile court assessment conducted in December 2004 by the National Center for Juvenile Justice for the Northampton County (Easton, PA) Juvenile Court. The focus of the project was the Court's handling of abuse, neglect, and abandonment cases. This report summarizes basic impressions formed during the site visit, places them in the context of Pennsylvania's overall Court Improvement Program, and offers eleven recommendations for further court improvement that are consistent with "best practice" principles.