The juvenile is assured that all Teen Court proceedings will be held in strict confidence. To say that I have gotten hooked on working with the students in Teen Court would definitely be an understatement. Every juvenile participating in the Teen Court program is required to serve at least two times as a Teen Court juror. Teen Court is a voluntary program for people who have plead guilty or no contest to a crime, and who have been referred by a Judge or other authority to Teen Court for the handling of the case. The Teen Court Program works with student volunteers and first time offenders. Youth Court seeks youth volunteers The Youth Court seeks youth volunteers who are interested in becoming civically engaged with the court system.
The Bureau County Circuit Clerk accepts no liability for discrepancies between the electronic version and the official printed document. The coordinator decides if the case is appropriate for Teen Court. When all the conditions stated on the contract have been met, the Coordinator will send to the parent s of the offender a successful completion report. The server encountered an error. The program provides educational services and hands-on experience in the judicial system to promote and increase coping skills that lead to enhanced public safety and creates future leaders. The BCTC program represents a way for juveniles to keep their records clean and learn from their mistakes.
Springville Youth Court is based on restorative justice. Teen Court is an alternative to traditional juvenile court proceedings for first-time nonviolent offenders. Additionally, local nonprofit community programs reciprocally benefit from the teens performing community service hours. She has impressed elected officials with her speaking abilities, brought focus to the needs of our youth in our community and touched the hearts of her fellow teens with her compassion. Whether participating as the prosecutor, defense attorney, bailiff or jury member, Teen Court offers student the opportunity to positively impact their peers. Overview Teen Court is a real justice program run by teens for teens.
If a jury panel member is suspected of violation of confidentiality, he or she will be dismissed from the BCTC program immediately. The Teen Court program is a partnership that challenges the entire community to take an active role in addressing juvenile crime and helping our youth understand and take responsibility for their citizenship. The BCTC program represents a way for juveniles to keep their records clean and learn from their mistakes. Every juvenile participating in the Teen Court program is required to serve at least two times as a Teen Court juror. The educational component wraps up with a discussion led by professionals from various aspects of the justice system. Teen Court is designed to provide a community based alternative to the formal court process.