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NARRATOR While youth court proceedings take place in open court, meaning that members of the public can attend and observe the proceedings, the YCJA does contain specific provisions regarding the publication of a youth’s identity. As a general rule, no identifying information that would reveal that a young person has been dealt with by the

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So you just asked me, does the public have a incorrect notion of lawyers? You know, I think it’s probably like everything I mean there are good and bad in any profession or in any family. But I think a lot of lawyers get a lot of heat. Sometimes it’s really well deserved. Sometimes the

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Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: Krystian Aparta This is my favorite protest shirt. It says, “Protect your people.” We made it in the basement of our community center. I’ve worn it at rallies, at protests and marches, at candlelight vigils with families who have lost loved ones to police violence. I’ve seen how this ethic of

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– A lot of times they’ll ask me, “How can you represent these people “that have committed these horrible crimes?” And my response is always, “I represent the person, not their crime.” (uptempo groove) – If the cops do their jobs, we’re not getting any thing different, other than helping that person maybe, we’re gonna

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When a criminal trial has a jury, the 12 members of the jury play a very important role. It’s the jury, not the judge, that decides whether the accused is guilty. The jurors have to be at the trial every day, even if it lasts several months. They usually can go home at night unless

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Without question, Roe v. Wade is one of the most controversial decisions. It’s a case, but it’s also a symbol. It’s the only Supreme Court case that most Americans can cite by name. In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court today legalized abortions. Roe was interesting because it did articulate the right to abortion as

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Stanford University Inside Justice is an effort to get students outside of the classroom and into places where criminal justice is actually happening in California. That could be at arraignments. That could be visiting different detention facilities. Inside Justice provides law students with opportunities to interact with professors and other faculty at the law school

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My name is Camille Koosman, I’m a senior Criminal Justice major at Champlain. My capstone is about restorative justice in the educational setting, specifically looking at the Winooski school district. I got involved I would say with my advisor my freshman year. I had a class with him, and building that relationship has really helped

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