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The Verdict is In:  Teen Court Works in Hardin and Larue Counties, Kentucky, USA.

Downers Grove Township Peer Jury Looks for Comeback in Illinois, USA.

Peer Court Program would allow Peers to Prosecute and Defend in West Virginia, USA.

Youth Court Diversion Programs to Celebrate 6th Summit in New York, USA.

Washington State Youth Court Conference is November 11, 2017 in Seattle, WA, USA.

Why Dad brought his Black Son (Youth Court Volunteer) to Know Your Rights Event, MO, USA.

Everything Youth Need to Know about Bullard’s Youth Court in California, USA.

Longview Teen Court Hosts 3rd Annual Barbecue Cook-Off in Texas, USA.

Jefferson County Teen Court Plans New Mini-Camp in Arkansas, USA.

Williamson County Teen Court is Seeking Youth Volunteers in Texas, USA.,75957

New Braunfels Municipal Court Graduates 2nd Teen Court Class in Texas, USA.

El Rancho High School Teen Court and Holds DACA Rally in California, USA.

July and August

Washington Middle School to Introduce Teen Court in Wisconsin

Alliance for Safe Kids Adds 36 New Youth Court Volunteers

Teen Court Program would allow Peers to Prosecute and Defend

Cedar Park Municipal Teen Court in Texas Releases Excellent Video

Youth Court Raises Funds at Garden to Gavel

Past Issue -- Global Youth Justice July e-News

In School Youth Court Session Expanding in Geneva

Prospect Heights Police Seeks Peer Jury Volunteers

Youth Court Dispenses Justice and 2nd Chances

New Day Dawns for Youth Court Graduates in Las Vegas

Dublin-Laurens Teen Court Photo Garners 17,000+ Views on Twitter

Pennsylvania Senate Resolution Moves Forward to Support Youth Court

Chicago Peer Jury Diversion Programs Shines in a City Rocked by Murders


Brunswick County Teen Court to Convene Public Mock Trial

Philly and other PA School Districts can Learn from Youth Court

Girl Scout Earns Gold Award for Revitalizing Youth Court in Nassau Schools,93873

Unique Nassau County District Attorney’s Office Leads Youth Court Effort

Mount Morris Students Sworn in for Youth Court

Teen Court and Rocket Docket Coming to Local Judicial System

The Promise of Teen Court – Great Interview on Baltimore City Teen Court

JUNE, 2017

Talbot Teen Court Run by Teens for Teens, Maryland

Transgendered Advocates Buoyed by High School Student Court Victory

Brunswick Teen Court in the News, North Carolina

Livingston County Youth Court Celebrates Law Day, New York

Group Photo of Youth/Teen/Student/Peer Court and Peer Jury Leaders, Cape Cod, USA

Keizer Youth Peer Court in the News, Oregon

Sunrise Rotary Donates to Collier County Teen Court, Florida

Police Blast Program by Teen Court in Gainesville, Florida

Teen Court holds Alcohol and Drug Event, Wisconsin

What Police at Youth Court Summit want the public to know, California

USDOJ’s OJJDP announces new 17th Global Youth Justice Training 9/26-28/17

Issaquah Student doing 102 mph and no fine and went to Youth Court, Washington

New Western New York Regional Youth Court Association

MAY, 2017

Teen Court Experience Gives Senior Positive Outlook

BRAVO to Youth Court

Student Court Holds First Trial to Decide if Student Council Election Results Must Be Released.

Teen Court Gives Kids a Second Chance

Law Day Lessons Puts Equal Protections at Center Stage in Livingston Youth Court

Peer Jury Gives Teen Offenders a Way Out

In CT, Project Youth Court Offers Peer to Peer Justice

Peer Court Active in the Community

At North Dakota’s Only Youth Court, Kids Hold Other Kids Accountable

Teen Court Offers Young Misdemeanor Offenders a Path to Redemption

Youth Court Honors Three (3)

Crosby Students Tackle Real Life Cases in Teen Court next School Year

Genesee County Youth Court to Host Open House

Peer Justice Board Supports Youth Court

Teen Court to Host Scholarship Dinner and Award Seniors

A Jury – and Lawyers – of their Peers in Nassau Youth Court

Teen Court Steers Youthful Offenders Away from Crime

Iredell Teen Court Focuses on the Roots of the Crime

Genesee County Youth Court Hold Mock Trial for Law Day on May 1

APRIL, 2017

Kauai TEEN COURT in Hawaii, USA

Elgin PEER JURY Gives Kids a 2nd Chance

Peoria Interested in Starting a TEEN COURT in Illinois, USA

STUDENT COURT Decides in Favor of School Newspaper and Funding Restored.

CIS Brunswick TEEN COURT in North Carolina Offers Youth a 2nd Chance.

Vermilion County Committee Approves PEER COURT Funding.

Young Offenders Judged by their Peers in New YOUTH COURT Program.

CASHS Holds 1st YOUTH COURT to Give Students who Broke Rules to Redeem Themselves.

Bladen County TEEN COURT a WIN,WIN.

Girl Arrested for “Sucker Punch” Found Not Guilty in TEEN COURT.

Irving’s TEEN COURT Helps Manage Youth Citations and Arrests

From Classroom to Courtroom in TEEN COURT.

Former TEEN COURT Volunteered Clerk for New U.S. Supreme Court Justice


Valparaiso Schools Looking at 'Teen Court' Discipline Effort in Indiana.

St. Paul's Students Get Real with Mock Trials and Teen Court in Louisiana.

Alliance for Safe Kids Recognizes 2017 Youth Court Graduates.

U.S. News -- What Happens When Teens Run the Court in California.

Youth Court program proposed for Waynesboro High School in Pennsylvania.

Teen Court will begin here March 1 in Vermillion and Clay County in South Dakota.

Teen Court in Brunswick, North Carolina is set for Feb. 28.

Peer Court takes Shape at St. Mary’s School of Law in Texas.

Teens Sentenced by their Peers in Unique 'Teen Court' Program in Indiana.

Record Number of Teens take part in Teen Court in New Hanover County, NC.

31 Teens inducted as Officers in Jersey City's 1st Youth Court.

Children First:  Teen Court in Rapid City, South Dakota.

United Way: Peer Court Puts Teens on Right Track in Danville, Illinois.

Teen Court making better citizens in Midland, Texas.

Student Court Settles Disputes, Answers Problems at Baylor University.

January, 2017

News -- Youth Court Youth Judges and Attorneys Sworn in, in Alaska.

December, 2016

Forsyth County ‘Teen Court’ program Prevents Youth Criminalization in North Carolina.

December, 2016

Yankton Teen Court Seeing Success, Changes in South Dakota.

December, 2016

2017 Teen Court Members Begin their Work in Kentucky.

December, 2016

Peer Court Takes Shape at the School of Law in Texas.

December, 2016

Greene County to implement Peer Court for Juveniles in Pennsylvania.

December, 2016

Morrow High Peer Court Students sworn in by Judge Steven Teske in Georgia.

November, 2016

Volcano School solves Bullying Issues with Student Led Court in Hawaii.

November, 2016

November, 2016

October, 2016

APRIL, 2016


Summit County Teen Court Seeking Volunteers in Ohio, USA.

Students in the Trenches at Peer to Peer in Lee’s Summit Peer Court in Missouri, USA.


Teen Court Annual Fundraiser Highlights Restorative Justice W in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.


Jefferson County Youth Court Expanded to Help Young Adults in New York, USA.


Alternative Youth Court Gives Older Teens a Second Chance in New York, USA.


United Youth Courts of Alaska Holds State Conference in Anchorage, Alaska, USA.


Lighthouse Peer Jury Provides Alternatives in Wisconsin, USA.


Elgin Peer Jury Gives Kids a Second Chance in Illinois, USA.

Civic Agenda: Whatcom Diversion Programs like Teen Jury Reduce Need for Juvenile Incarceration in Washington, USA.

MARCH, 2016



Juvenile Youth Court gives Kids a 2nd Chance in Memphis, TN, USA.


Dakota Peer Court Helping Juvenile Crime Rates Drop in Dakota, MN, USA.

City of Liberal in Kansas Approved Funding for Teen Court.

School-Based Teen Court in Maryland Holds Kids Accountable and Reduces Fights.

Colorado Spring Teen Court Fundraiser on 4/7/16 Highlights Restorative Justice.



Past News 


YOUTH COURT Alliance Aims to Keep Kids in School.

August 19, 2015


COMMUNITY COURT is Praised by Fareham MP in England.

August 15, 2015


Springville Approved for YOUTH COURT.

August 14, 2015


Vanderburgh County TEEN COURT Helps Juvenile Offenders.

August 11, 2015


Our View:  Invest in YOUTH COURTS

August 10, 2015


Supporters of YOUTH COURT in New Bedford and Fall River Fighting to Keep the Program Alive.

August 1, 2015


PEER COURT Gives Kids a Lesson in the Law.

July 30, 2015


Brunswick TEEN COURT Giving Young Offenders a 2nd Chance

July 27, 2015


Belle Fourche TEEN COURT continues with new leader

July 25, 2015


PEER JURY at Keystone Oaks High offers Alternative to Judicial System.

July 25, 2015


Inside Oakland's YOUTH COURT, Where Kids Call the Shots.

July 24, 2015


Hull Could Emulate Dane County YOUTH COURT Program.

July 22, 2015


Central Gwinnet Kicks off STUDENT COURT for School Discipline

June 29, 2015


Students Face PEER COURT in Dakota County.

April 25, 2015


New Forsyth PEER COURT Offers Alternative Sentencing for Teens.

April 1, 2015


City of Troy Graduates 1st PEER COURT Class.

May 24, 2015

Rochester TEEN COURT Program Gives Offenders a Second Chance.

January 8, 2015, New York, USA


Marin YMCA YOUTH COURT Training Set for January 17, 2015.  

January 8,  2015, California, USA


Via @PressandDakotan -- Yankton TEEN COURT A Strong Success.

December 17, 2014, South Dakota, USA


Via @StarNewsOnline – TEEN COURT is for Students, by Students.

December 14, 2014, North Carolina, USA


Second Chance for a Clean Record in TEEN COURT.

December 4, 2014, Michigan, USA


11th Global Youth Justice Training on Teen/Student/Youth/Peer Court and Peer Jury

June 16-18, 2015 in Provincetown, Cape Cod, MA, USA

Registration Opens on 1/15/2015


City of Troy Graduates First PEER COURT Class.

November 27, 2014, New York, USA


PEER JURY at Keystone Oaks High offers Alternative to Judicial System.

November 26, 2014, Pennsylvania, USA


RU High School Students Participate in TEEN COURT. 

November 20, 2014, California, USA


East Palo Alto YOUTH COURT Prevents Students from the Juvenile Justice System.

November 19, 2014, California, USA


Kankakee County TEEN COURT Success a Source of Pride.

November 18, 2014, Illinois, USA


Local High School Students attend TEEN COURT. 

November 17, 2014, Louisiana, USA


Via @Salem_Statesman -- Out and About: Salem TEEN COURT.  

November 14, 2014, Indiana, USA


TEEN COURT Celebrates 20 Years of Rehabilitating Youth.

November 8, 2014, Florida, USA


Blount County YOUTH COURT Helps Juvenile Offenders Change Course.

November 6, 2014, Tennessee, USA


Global Youth Justice @JuvenileCrime Twitter passes 27,000+ Followers

#1 Globally Ranked on Juvenile Justice, Youth Justice, and Teen/Youth/Student/Peer Court and Peer Jury Volunteer-Driven Diversion Programs.


Kane County Launches, Plans to Expand PEER JURY Program.

October 29, 2014, Illinois, USA


TEEN COURT Program Puts Troubled Youth Back on Track.

October 23, 2014, North Carolina, USA


PEER COURT Offers Juveniles Opportunity for Redemption.

October 23, 2014, Wisconsin, USA


12 New Trier Students sent to PEER JURY in Sexting Case.

October, 22, 2014, Illinois, USA


TEEN COURT: An Alternative to Juvenile Court.

October 20, 2014, Georgia, USA


Liberty TEEN COURT Offers Peer Mediation for Misdemeanors.

October 10, 2014, Texas, USA


TEEN COURT Starts in Post Falls, Idaho.

September 23, 2014, Idaho, USA


PEER JURY Program Gives Young Offenders a Second Chance.

September 19, 2014, Illinois, USA


UNC Completes Hazing Investigation; STUDENT COURT to Decide on Charges.

September 11, 2014, North Carolina, USA


St. Clair County Looks to Train Jurors for TEEN COURT. 

September 6, 2014, Illinois, USA

Student Jurors Sought for Eldorado TEEN COURT

August 26, 2014 – California, USA


New TEEN COURT Starts in Post Falls, Idaho

August 23, 2014 – Idaho, USA


10th Global Youth Justice Training on Teen/Student/Youth/Peer Court

December 2-4, 2014 in Las Vegas, USA


Teenagers Serve as Judge and Jurors of Peers in PEER COURT

August 22, 2014 - KUTV.Com, Utah, USA


Anchorage YOUTH COURT Celebrates 25th Anniversary

August 21, 2014 – Alaska, USA


Wrangell YOUTH COURT Program Admits 2 New Youth Members

August 21, 2014 – Alaska, USA



August 20, 2014 – Pennsylvania, USA


Sandy Supers Support Clearfield County TEEN COURT

August 19, 2014 – Pennsylvania, USA


Global Youth Justice @JuvenileCrime Twitter Passes 25k Followers

August 19, 2014 – New York, USA


Lebanon Youth PEER COURT Looking for Youth Jurors

August 13, 2014 – Oregon, USA


Lawrence’s TEEN COURT Program Helps Kids Learn from Peers

July 31, 2014 – Indiana, USA


TEEN COURT Law Academy Teaches Youth Finer Points of Law

July 31, 2014 – Nebraska, USA


New Clifton Park YOUTH COURT

July 4, 2014 – New York, USA

Students Learn Youth Leadership through PEER JURY

Michigan, USA on May 28, 2014


BOSSIER TEEN COURT Facing Funding Shortage

Louisiana, USA on May 23, 2014


Wewahitchka Students Complete TEEN COURT

Florida, USA on May 22, 2014


New State Funding to Establish KAUAI TEEN COURT

Hawaii, USA on May 11, 2014


GLOBAL YOUTH JUSTICE Launches 500+ Youth Justice Websites

NEW YORK, USA on May 1, 2014


YOUTH COURT Brings Values to Young Lives

Wisconsin, USA on May 1, 2014



New York USA on April 14, 2014


New Partnership Benefits SALT LAKE PEER COURT

Utah, USA on March 27, 2014


NORTH STAR YOUTH COURT Youth Prosecutor Receives Spirit of Justice Award

Alaska, USA on March 18, 2014

Peer Pressure Cuts Both Ways in Peer Jury Diversion Program.

Illinois, USA on March 17, 2014


Charity Profile: Volunteers for Youth Justice.

Louisiana, USA on March 14, 2014


Registration Open for Teen Court Volunteers in Lewisville and Flower Mound, Texas.

Texas, USA on March 5, 2014


Macon County Teen Court Seeking Volunteers

Georgia, USA on February 27, 2014


My View:  Youth Court is Right Thing to Do.

New York, USA on February 24 2014


Treatment, NOT Prison for Non-Violent Offenders, Youth Courts an Option.

Delaware, USA on February 22, 2014


Winnebago County Youth Court could put Teens in Judge and Jury Roles.

New York, USA on February 24 2014


St. Clair County Plans to Start 'Teen Court'

Illinois, USA on February 21, 2014

Cougar, Morrison Speak about Teen Court Alternative for Teens

Wyoming, USA on February 17, 2014

“New Program Would Let Teens Avoid Arrest”

The Herald Sun

North Carolina, USA

January 25, 2014


“TEEN COURT Learning is Service Catalyst”

Portales News Tribune

New Mexico, USA

January 24, 2014


“One Day inside a Peer-Led YOUTH COURT in Staten Island”

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

New York, USA

January 21, 2014


Q and A: Wyoming County YOUTH COURT a Model for Others

The Daily News

New York, USA

January 20, 2014


“White Plains to Honor YOUTH COURT Graduates”


New York, USA

January 19, 2014


“TEEN JUSTICE:  First Meeting of SAMOHI Court a Bust”

Santa Monica Daily Press

California, USA

January 16, 2014


“Photo:  New Genesee YOUTH COURT”

The Daily News

New York, USA

January 15, 2014


“YOUTH COURT and Library among Legislative Priorities”

Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

Alaska, USA

January 11, 2014


“Granville County TEEN COURT Begins New Year of Sessions”

The Daily Dispatch

North Carolina, USA

January 10, 2014


“TEEN COURT Collects Toys for Tots”


Maryland, USA

January 4, 2014


“Students Debate the Fate of Offenders in Court”

The Post Tribune

Illinois, USA

December 27, 2013


TROY RECORD (NY) -- Pair of Federal Grants to fund School Resource Officers and PEER COURT in Troy, New York, USA.

LEBANON EXPRESS (OR) -- The Lebanon PEER COURT in Lebanon, Oregon, USA started and handled its 1st Juvenile Case on October 15th, 2013.

HH HERALD NEWS (TX) -- The Harker Heights TEEN COURT in Texas, USA wins the Prestigious Spotlight Award.  (Woo Hoo)

LAWTON CONSTITUTION (OK) -- TEEN COURT Provides Peer Pressure to Influence Youth in Oklahoma, USA.

GLOBAL YOUTH JUSTICE NEWS -- Dozens of new Local, State, National and International YOUTH JUSTICE News Stories are posted on the Global Youth Justice Website about Teen Court, Youth Court and Peer Court/Jury.

CLEVELAND NEWS (OH) -- The TEEN COURT diversion program is in its 4th Year in Medina County, Ohio, USA.

NBC NEWS (NY) -- The Center for Youth's TEEN COURT in Rochester, New York, USA was selected for Bank of America's Impact Award.

TWITTER –- GLOBAL YOUTH JUSTICE’s Twitter @JuvenileCrime passes a record 17,500+ Twitter followers to Emerge as the Most followed Twitter on Youth Court, Teen Court, Peer Jury, Student Court, Youth Justice and Peer Court ALL Around the Globe.

MIAMI STUDENT (OH) -- New STUDENT COURT is ‘For the Students, by the Students’ at Cornell, NY, USA.

HUFFINGTON POST (DC) -- Washington, DC Government Foolishly Defunds YOUTH COURT program and Pushes Kids into the Criminal Justice System.

The TENNESSEAN (TN) -- YOUTH COURTS Help Peers Go Straight as Low Level Offenders Face Peers. Video:

NEWSDAY (NY) -- Nassau is Recruiting new YOUTH COURT youth volunteers to help their peers in NY, USA.

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