The jury chose five remedies for her. The goal of the evaluation in each site was to assess the effect of the teen court process on the perceptions and behavior of youth defendants. Those two young men who were charged with battery. Pet of the Week: This may seem like a slap on the wrist. Juvenile justice experts say the regular system might not be the best fit for some teen offenders. In some cases, educational workshops are required as part of the sentence, usually in cases involving alcohol or drug charges.
Teen courts and their verdicts are not authorized by public law.
Many teen courts operate much like a traditional courtholding hearings before a judge and jury with the jury deliberating to determine an appropriate disposition. Data was collected using questionnaires, police and court files, and interviews. If they are successful, the teens graduate from the program with no criminal record. Upcoming Events Sat Combined Shape Back to search results. Gibault — 2Greenfield — 0 Valmeyer Sectional. He also said having one court will allow for situations where Randolph County offenders will be judged by Monroe County teens and vice versa.