Cardozo Law School to Host Raise The Age Symposium

Posted: April 8th, 2013 | by Yuval Sheer

On April 19, 2013, the Jacob Burns Center for Ethics in the Practice of Law at Cardozo Law School and the Cardozo Law Review at will host a symposium entitled, “In Search of Meaningful Systemic Justice for Adolescents in New York.”

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Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, the symposium’s keynote speaker, will present “A Vision and Model of Juvenile Justice Reform for New York.” NYCJJ Executive Director Judge Michael Corriero will deliver a luncheon address, “Judging Children as Children: Models of Justice for Minors.” The morning roundtable panel, “Learning from Models Around the US” will bring together representatives from six jurisdictions across the country. These representatives will discuss recently enacted reforms and effective models for youth justice. The afternoon panel, “Systemic Impact of Raise the Age,” will explore the ramifications of raising the age of criminal responsibility upon educational and judicial institutions, law enforcement, family relationships, and community resources.


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