Juvenile Justice – Connecticut
Educational Advocacy for Youth Ages 16 – 21, Center for Children’s Advocacy, 2014
Juvenile Justice Reform in Connecticut, Justice Policy Institute, Feb 2013
Girls’ Juvenile Justice – Connecticut
Girls Programs Inquiry Project – Findings and Recommendations Alyssa Benedict, MPH, CORE Associates
Voice, Choice & Hope Juvenile Justice Consensus Documents (DCF plan for closing CJTS), Jan 2006
A System of Services for Girls in Connecticut Dr. Marty Beyer, Dec 2005
Disproportionate Minority Contact
Understanding Juvenile Car Theft: A National Issue, Connecticut Juvenile Justice Alliance, 2-2021
Memorandum of Agreement between Hartford Public Schools and Hartford Police Department ensuring consistent response to incidents of student misbehavior in non-emergency school disruptions; clarifying role of law enforcement; reducing involvement of police and court agencies for misconduct at school and school-related events. November 2012
An Assessment of Minority Overrepresentation in Connecticut’s Juvenile Justice System, Spectrum Associates, Nov 2017
Juvenile Justice Reform in Connecticut
Justice Policy Institute, February 2013
Reassessment of Minority Overrepresentation in CT’s Juvenile Justice System Spectrum Associates, June 2001
CPTV Documentary: Education vs. Incarceration
The Real Cost of Failing Our Kids
Features Center for Children’s Advocacy and CT Juvenile Justice Alliance, May 2011
Erasure of Record Petition / Order
For use by a juvenile who has been convicted of an offense and petitions the court to erase all records of the conviction. For this petition to be heard, at least 2-4 years must have passed since the date the child was discharged from the supervision of the Superior Court, discharged from custody of the DCFs, or from any other institution or agency.
To document the name of the attorney that will appear for the named individual.
Application for Appointment of Counsel – Waiver of fees
Used by the defendant to apply for the appointment of counsel and waiver of fees.
School Violence Prevention Program, Motion, Order, Disposition
For use by a juvenile charged with violence on school property, to apply for participation in the school violence program.
Motion for Continuance, Juvenile Matters
To file a motion for a continuance of court proceedings with documentation of the reasons the continuance is requested.
Motion for Intervention in Juvenile Matters
To file a motion to the court, that the named individual would like to intervene in an existing juvenile court case.
Application for Issuance of Subpoena – Juvenile Matters
This form should be used to request that the court issues a subpoena to the named individuals to testify in the listed juvenile court case.
Emily J. Lawsuit
- Emily J. v Weicker Complaint (conditions of confinement, medical & mental health care)
- Emily J. Joint Corrective Action Plan 2002
- Emily J. Settlement Agreement 2005
Settlement Agreement provides $8.5 million for delivery of post-detention community-based mental health services for children released from juvenile detention centers.
Trauma-Informed Legal Advocacy: A Resource for Juvenile Defense Attorneys
National Child Traumatic Stress Network, NJDC, ABA Center on Children and the Law, 2018
Youth Incarceration in the United States
Annie E. Casey Foundation KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot, 2013
The Real Costs and Benefits of Change – Finding Opportunities for Reform During Difficult Fiscal Times
National Juvenile Justice Network, Jun 2010
The Changing Borders of Juvenile Justice: Transfer of Adolescents to the Criminal Court
Eds: Jeffrey Fagan and Franklin E. Zimrig, University of Chicago Press, 2000. IBSN 0-226-23380-4
Girls’ Justice Initiative
National collaboration of organizations and individuals dedicated to promoting equity and justice for girls involved in the juvenile justice and related systems, using research, public education, and advocacy to identify areas for reform and promote gender-responsive policies.
Tools for Promoting Educational Success and Reducing Delinquency
National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) and National Disability Rights Network (NDRN), Jan 2007
Families with Service Needs (FWSN)
Truancy Intervention: National Models and Connecticut Initiatives
Center for Children’s Advocacy, 2015
Families with Service Needs Advisory Board Final Report
to Connecticut General Assembly, 2010