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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2013
(NCJ 241367) April 2013
OJJDP News @ a Glance, Newsletter
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
This issue's lead story highlights defense attorney Robert L. Listenbee’s assumption of the leadership of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in March 2013. The issue also includes special features on the Justice Department’s launch of a task force focused on addressing 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 by human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson on the prosecution of youth as adults and the placement of young offenders in adult facilities; and an OJJDP article in The Police Chief that discusses law enforcement's critical role in effective responses to child maltreatment.