Other Resources

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The following articles are related to Nebraska juvenile court issues:The Intervening Variable: Grandparental Intervention in Juvenile Court Proceedings, Christine Costantakos, The Nebraska Lawyer, January/February 2012, Addresses statutory and caselaw bases for grandparent i...
The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC) is a uniform statutory agreement among all 50 states that governs the legal and administrative procedures for the interstate placement of children with a relative or non-agency guardian.In 2008, state Court Improveme...
Since the Through the Eyes of the Child Initiative was created in 2006, particular attention has been paid to alternative dispute resolution (ADR), or mediation and facilitation, practices within the context of the abuse/neglect court system. As the best interests of the chi...
From the Nebraska Supreme Court:Georgetown University’s Center for Juvenile Justice Reform has developed a model that describes the specific practices that need to be in place within a jurisdiction in order to reduce the number of youth who “crossover” between the chil...
Each year, over 300,000 young people are detained in juvenile facilities in the United States.  The typical stay is brief - about 20 days - but even short stays can negatively impact the outcomes of that youth.  Numerous studies conducted over the years show that d...