Justice Department Recognizes Child Protection Efforts at Missing Children’s Day Ceremony
On May 15, 2013, the Justice Department paid tribute to nine individuals for their extraordinary efforts to recover missing children, rescue children from abuse and prosecute sexual predators during its annual commemoration of National Missing Children’s Day.
Webinar To Discuss the Use of Youth Courts in Schools
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2013
OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2013. This issue of OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter highlights defense attorney Robert L. Listenbee’s assumption of the leadership of OJJDP in March 2013; the Justice Department’s launch of a task force to address violence against children in tribal communities; then-Acting Administrator Melodee Hanes’ opening remarks at a summit on preventing child sexual abuse in sports organizations; a speech that human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson delivered on the placement of young offenders in adult facilities; and more.