Transforming Juvenile Justice: Lawyers Making A Difference
Feb 1, 2011, Mark Hassikis, President of the Illinois State Bar Association, and Lisa Jacobs, Illinois Models for Change, Illinois Bar Journal
A look at three lawyers who are helping to create a more fair, effective, and rational juvenile justice system in Illinois, often by starting in their own communities.
Last month's President's Page posed this question: What would the Illinois juvenile justice system look like if we knew our own children would go through it? How hard would we work to make sure it recognizes that youth are different from adults? Would we respond to troubled youth with detention and incarceration or with…
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