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Children Youth and Families Conference and The Future of the California Court System

August 11, 2016

National Council on Crime and Delinquency Announces Its Children, Youth, and Families Conference

The National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD) will host its 2016 Children, Youth, and Families Conference on October 4–6 in Orange County. The conference offers opportunities to learn from and talk with child welfare professionals, juvenile justice experts, adult protection workers, administrators, and advocates from around the country.

Conference highlights include the presentation of the 2016 Distinguished Achievement Award to the creators of Making a Murderer, a screening of the Fusion documentary Prison Kids and keynote speaker Dr. William C. Bell. The conference offers innovative workshop sessions in six tracks, as well as three engaging pre-conference sessions. Click here to register.

For more information please visit: conference@nccdglobal.org .

Commission on the Future of California’s Court System Holds Public Comment Session – August 29

The Commission on the Future of California’s Court System has posted concepts it will explore during the August 29 public comment session in Los Angeles. The concepts will include judicial discretion and court adjudication of fines and fees, reducing certain non-serious misdemeanors to infractions, decriminalizing traffic infractions and improving trial court employment.

Members of the public may submit comments in writing in advance or they may arrange to speak at the public comment session by email at FuturesCommission@jud.ca.gov. The deadline to submit written comments is August 23. For more information on comment procedures please click here.

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