2016 Juvenile Defender Summit

“No single action holds more potential for achieving procedural justice for the child in juvenile court than provision of counsel.”

In re Gault, 387 U.S. 1 (1967),
quoting "The Challenge of Crime in a Free Society"

12TH ANNUAL JUVENILE DEFENDER LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

On Sept. 16, more than 100 juvenile defenders gathered in Columbus for Ohio’s Annual Juvenile Defender Leadership Summit. This marks the 12th year that the Office of the Ohio Public Defender has partnered with the Children’s Law Center to provide the only juvenile-defense summit in the state. Below is a list of the sessions presented, along with the materials provided for each session. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Participatory Defense: The Juvenile Defender's Role in Systemic Reform

Amna Akbar, Moritz College of Law
Kimberly Jordan, Moritz College of Law
Charisse Domingo, Silicon Valley Debug
Brooke M. Burns, Office of the Ohio Public Defender

Through the Looking Glass: Investigation and Mitigation for Youth Subject to Transfer

Charisse Domingo, Silicon Valley Debug
Charlyn Bohland, Office of the Ohio Public Defender
Dorian Hall, Office of the Ohio Public Defender

Navigating the Maze: Leading the Court to a Better Disposition

Digital Trouble: Defending Puberty in the Social Media Era

Brooke M. Burns, Office of the Ohio Public Defender
Jefferson Liston, Law Office of Jefferson Liston, LLC

For materials or requests related to this presentation, contact Brooke M. Burns or Lisa Ostrolenk.

What's Happening in Juvenile Justice: Case law and Legislative Update

Kari Bloom, Office of the Ohio Public Defender
Charlyn Bohland, Office of the Ohio Public Defender

False Confessions: Understanding the Science and Mastering Litigation Techniques

The Basics of DNA Litigation

Carrie Wood, Office of the Ohio Public Defender
Jefferson Liston, Law Office of Jefferson Liston, LLC

More Information

When: Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

Where: Ohio Fire Academy
Video replay Monday, Dec. 12, 2016

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