Education and Outreach

Outreach to Public Libraries

Guiding Patrons to Legal Resources

Presentation for Librarians

Modern Courts organizes forums and panel discussions designed to educate the public about pressing court-related issues.

March 2015 – Raise the Age: A Forum on the Governor’s Commission on Youth, Public Safety and Justice Report and Recommendations
Presented with The Office of Attorneys for Children, the Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice For Children, and Citizens’ Committee for Children

February 2015 – Raise the Age: Panel Discussion on the recent proposal recommended by the Commission on Youth, Public Safety and Justice, the legislation proposed by Governor Cuomo and the statewide advocacy to change the laws in New York State

June 2011 – Juvenile Justice: The Criminal Age of Responsibility in New York – Video of Forum 2011

June 2010 – Juvenile Justice in New York State: Practice, Policy Proposal and the Need for Reform – Video of Forum 2010

June 9, 2009Legal Services in a Time of Crisis: Policy, Practice and Economics

May 13, 2008Challenges to Justice in Domestic Violence Cases in New York State: Gaps, Successes and the Future

April 17, 2007Perspectives on Criminal Law in Town and Village Justice Courts: Is There Justice in Justice Courts?

April 17, 2006Matrimony Matters: Improving the Process for Families in Transition

May 2, 2006Picking Judges: How To Do It and Why It Matters

October 25, 2005Witness to Justice: Reopening New York State Courtrooms to Camera Coverage

October 26, 2004Focus on Mental Health Courts

March 22, 2004 – Justice for All

December 9, 2003New Initiatives in Adoption

December 11, 2002Commission on Judicial Conduct

June 4, 2002Integrated Domestic Violence Courts

December 6, 2001Juveniles and the Courts


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