Georgia's New Juvenile Code '13

Recorded November 14, 2013

Co-Sponsors

Child Protection and Advocacy Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding

Araceli Jacobs, Program Co-Chair, Administrative Office of the Courts, State of Georgia, Atlanta

Hon. Sharon N. Hill, Program Co-Chair, Georgia Appleseed Center for Law & Justice, Atlanta

HIGHLIGHTS OF ARTICLE 1, GENERAL PROVISION

Araceli Jacobs, Program Co-Chair

AN OVERVIEW OF ARTICLES 3 AND 4: DEPEnDENCY AND TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

Angela T. Tyner, Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates, Atlanta

Article 6: The Prosecutor's Perspective

Erikka B. Williams, Chief Assistant District Attorney, Houston Judicial Circuit, Perry

The Context for juvenile Justice Reform

W. Thomas Worthy, Office of the Governor, Atlanta

AN OVERVIEW OF ARTICLES 5 AND 6: DELINQUENCY AND INCOMPETENCY

  • Michael L. Randolph, Public Defender, Macon Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office, Macon

  • Amy L. Bell, Public Defender, Macon Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office, Macon

SPECIAL FOCUS: JUVENILE TRANSFER LAWS

Nicki N. Vaughan, Public Defender, Northeastern Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office, Gainesville

ARTICLE 5: UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN IN NEED OF SERVICES

Hon. Tom Rawlings, McMillan & Rawlings, LLP, Sandersville

DATA AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

Hon. Sharon N. Hill, Georgia Appleseed Center for Law & Justice, Atlanta