Thanks to a generous funding by the Kendrick Foundation, Teen Court held the first hearing for Morgan County in February with two cases. Special thanks to our volunteer attorney M. Webb and our youth jurors for making a difference and giving youth second chances!
Teen Court staff has provided juror training and attorney training to multiple youth volunteers from the Morgan County community, but an ongoing need for youth volunte...
On a recent Thursday evening, three Warren Central High School students stood trial for battery, theft and consumption of alcohol as a minor. Each of their offenses had occurred on school grounds, and the youths could have been suspended or expelled for their misdeeds. Worse yet, school officials could have called police and the students would have been criminally charged in the juvenile justice system.
Last night we hosted our annual Community Night, where community leaders, partner orgainations and any intersted individuals can come to our building and learn more about the services we provide. To kick off the evening, guests were able to talk with staff and board members while enjoying refreshments. Then the crowd moved into our Teen Court room to observe a mock Teen Court trial.