Bar Bulletin

Bar Bulletin

Let’s Start Digging in: Support Access  to Justice for Youth and Families

Let’s Start Digging in: Support Access to Justice for Youth and Families

This time last year in her President’s Page column, Kim Tran spoke eloquently and with compassion regarding the need to “Give Juvenile Justice Reform a Boost.” She touched on well-founded concerns regarding racial disparities in the juvenile justice system, the pressing need for alternatives to youth detention, and the important role that King County’s voter-approved Children and Family Justice Center (CFJC) could play in improving meaningful access to justice for youth offenders and their families.

A year later, youth detention rates are continuing to decline, the King County Superior Court is offering an increasing array of alternatives to juvenile detention, and some reports...

CURRENT MEMBER?

SIGN IN TO VIEW THE REST OF THIS ARTICLE

NOT A MEMBER?


King County Bar
Association

1200 5th Ave, Suite 700
Seattle, WA 98101

Main (206) 267-7100

 Contact Us

Links

KCBF Logo

YLD Logo