Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. The verdict is read in the courtroom in front of the defendant and family. Teen Court provides an excellent opportunity for youth to engage in meaningful community service and improve their understanding of the juvenile justice system. Jurors are assigned to jury pools that hear the cases and determine the sentence. It was established in the hopes that it will disrupt patterns of criminal behavior by promoting positive self-esteem, motivating self-improvement and helping individuals develop a healthy attitude toward authority.
If the client is unsuccessful a detailed letter is sent to the referral source and the case is closed out. It is a specially designed court that hears only certain Class C misdemeanor cases. Christine Scivally - Program Director Phone: Sentences may involve any combination of the following: A research paper regarding the law that was broken. Give youth the ability to understand the detrimental impact a criminal history can have on their future.
Keeping a clean record. A Community Connections Intiative. Interested students must apply by April 9, Stewart Magistrate Carole A. After completion Teen Court reports back to the Judge or Municipal Court whether or not the program was successfully completed. Sentences may also include restitution to the victim, letters of apology, remedial classes theft, alcohol education, etc.
View Teen Court Brochure. The teen court process is one in which you will appear before teens at a hearing who will examine the facts of the case then issue a sentence. Are you interested in a career in the justice system? Defendant's Release and Agreement to Participate. An essay on a topic determined by the jury. Anne Arundel County, Maryland.