UB President Robert Bogomolny, School of Law Interim Dean Michael Higginbotham, and CFCC Director Prof. Barbara Babb introduced CFCC's fourth annual Urban Child Symposium. This year's symposium centered around the urban child's interactions with and the effects of the juvenile justice system.
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Keynote speaker Prof. Bernardine Dohrn led the day's events with an overview of the history of the juvenile justice system and insight into the necessity of juvenile justice reform by discussing 4th, 6th, and 8th Amendment jurisprudence as it relates to juvenile law.
The first panel identified the juvenile and his/her needs. Moderated by Prof. Barbara Babb, the panel included:
The second panel provided insight and analysis of the juvenile justice process. Moderated by CFCC Senior Fellow Gloria Danziger, this panel included:
The third panel discussed promising practices in juvenile justice. Moderated by Prof. Odeana Neal, this panel included:
Thank you to everyone who attended the symposium! We look forward to seeing you at next year's Urban Child Symposium!