National Council for Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ); Gault Center (formerly National Juvenile Defender Center); State Justice Institute
Keywords: Best Practices; Courts; Judges; Juvenile Justice; Child Welfare
NCJFCJ’s benchcard for judges on Access to Juvenile Justice Irrespective of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression provides judges with recommendations for working with LGBTQ2S+ youth at every stage of a juvenile justice case. The suggestions in this document will help improve courtroom culture, minimize the impact of bias and stigma, and ensure LGBTQ2S+ youth are treated with dignity and respect in the juvenile justice system.
File : pdf with 0.18 MB in sizeAccess to Juvenile Justice Irrespective of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression (SOGIE)