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Implementation of Raise the Age:
Challenges and Opportunities
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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Program Fee: Free for Members | Free for Public Interest/Legal Services Lawyers | $25 for Non-Members

NY CLE Credit:2.5 Professional Practice

With the passage of Raise the Age in New York State, this CLE program will be a timely and informative discussion among some of the stakeholders involved in implementation of the new law in the court system.  Speakers will address the Raise the Age law, as well as changes to all relevant statutes, court procedures, arranging services for older youth and how the law impacts the Superior and Family Courts in New York City and throughout the state, including procedures for night court, transferring cases from Supreme Court to Family Court, and continuation of defense representation between the two courts.   Ample time is provided for questions and answers with the full panel.   

Martin Feinman, Juvenile Justice Coordinator and Trainer for the Juvenile Rights Practice, Legal Aid Society
Felipe Franco, Deputy Commissioner for the Division of Youth and Family Justice, Administration for Children’s Services
Faith S. Lovell, Director, Raise the Age Strategy and Planning, Family Court Division, Office of Corporation Counsel
Hon. Edwina G. Mendelson, Deputy Chief Administrative Judge, Justice Initiative
Gineen A. Gray, Deputy Commissioner of Juvenile Operations, New York City Department of Probation (DOP)
Nitin Savur, Executive Assistant District Attorney, Strategic Initiatives, New York County District Attorney’s Office
Lisa Schreibersdorf, Founder and Executive Director, Brooklyn Defender Services

Sponsoring Association Committee:
Juvenile Justice Committee, Fredda Monn, Chair

Co-sponsoring Association Committees:
Children & the Law Committee, Sara L. Hiltzik, Chair
Council on Children, Lauren A. Shapiro
Education & the Law Committee, Laura D. Barbieri, Chair
Family Court & Family Law Committee, Glenn Metsch-Ampel

Related Resources:
If interested in this program, you may also be interested in these City Bar resources:
Report in Support of Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility
Mass Incarceration: Where Do We Go From Here?
Report on Legislation Further Restricting the Use of Restraints on Children Appearing Before the Family Court


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