Found 32 results for "Hunter Hurst IV"
Organization and Administration of Juvenile Services: Probation, Aftercare, and State Delinquent Institutions
Hunter Hurst IV, Patricia Torbet
One-page profiles for each state and the District of Columbia that present information concerning the court(s) exercising juvenile jurisdiction and the administration of juvenile probation and aftercare services and state institutions for delinquent youth. The document includes national comparisons and a summary of recent changes in the organization/administration of juvenile services in the states.
Analysis of the Juvenile Probation Officer Initiative Database
Hunter Hurst IV
This document briefly reports some basic information available from the Juvenile Probation Officer Initiative database, including job titles, and staffing and caseload by state.
Family Courts in the United States, 1996: Statute, Court Rule, and Practice Analysis: Technical Assistance Monograph
Hunter Hurst IV, Linda Szymanski
Provides state profiles of family court activity across the country. Limited practice detail is included for jurisdictions where the statutory or court rule evidence for the existence of a 'family court' or a family court initiative is lacking or unclear. In addition, a simple scheme for classifying family court activity across the United States is provided and a one-page national snapshot that features a summary of the issue and a map pictorial are provided.
Family Courts in the United States (1996)
Hunter Hurst IV
This brief report provides a summary of family court concepts and issues, and contains a map showing the states with a unified family court.
Ohio Family Court Feasibility Study: Summary of Major Recommendations
Gregory Halemba, Hunter Hurst IV, Richard Gable
This is a summary of recommendations resulting from a report prepared for the Supreme Court of Ohio. The Family Court Feasibility Study was an in-depth examination of court proceedings in a wide range of family matters over which a 'family court' may assume jurisdiction. Family matters herein are defined as legal proceedings involving delinquency, dependency, divorce and dissolution, child custody, visitation, child support, adoption, guardianship and domestic violence.
Reducing Disproportionate Minority Confinement: A Data Driven Approach
Hunter Hurst IV, Megan Kurlychek
To address significant over-representation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system, Pennsylvania developed prevention and intervention initiatives targeting specific areas where the problem was most prevalent (Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh).
Interim Assessment of The Pima County Model Court Project: Final Report
Gregory Halemba, Gene Siegel, Hunter Hurst IV
This document, published in February 1998 by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, offers an interim assessment of the Pima County Model Court Project in (Tucson) Arizona. According to the introduction, 'This report examines the first eight months of this pilot effort and provides an assessment of the degree to which court proceedings in child abuse, neglect and dependency cases (herein referred to as dependency cases) have improved; describes how the model court pilot …
Family Courts in the United States (1999)
Hunter Hurst IV
This report offers historical information on family courts in the United States, focusing on their growth on Ohio. The document then goes on to talk about the family court of today, and what all of these courts have (or should have) in common: a core belief that the best interests of children should drive family law in the courts.
Juveniles Facing Criminal Sanctions: Three States That Changed the Rules
Patricia Torbet, Patrick Griffin, Hunter Hurst IV, Lynn Rayn-MacKenzie
This report examines the use made of adult criminal sanctions by three states: Minnesota, New Mexico, and Wisconsin. The case studies detail each state's approach to reform, their significance, and their impact on the juvenile and criminal justice systems. The report summarizes the lessons learned from the case studies that could be useful to policymakers considering similar reform. [MORELINK]
Lorain County (OH) Family Court Pilot Project: Processing of Children Services Cases
Hunter Hurst IV, Gregory Halemba
The Lorain County (OH) participated in Ohio's Family Court Feasibility Study. As part of that initiative, the National Center for Juvenile Justice reviewed the County's practices in handling its child welfare cases, and made recommendations on incorporating best practices, and produced this report for the County.