Teen CourtUploader: Zololar 4 years ago Subscribe 3
A juvenile justice diversion program for early teen offenders where youth, accompanied by their parents, go in front of an adult judge and a jury of teen peers, who create unique and restorative sentences, rather than the traditional juvenile justice or school disciplinary process. Parental participation is mandatory for Teen Court defendants in that the parent s must attend an initial interview and the court hearing. Teen Courts give appropriate offenders a second chance, yet holds them accountable for their actions. Teen Court is a nationally recognized early intervention and restorative justice program for juveniles ages , giving the offender a second chance while holding them accountable for their actions. The sanctions are determined by the Teen Court jury, and include community service, jury duty, and letters of apology.