Their cases will be heard in Cook County juvenile court
, police said.
com)-- Cook County Justice for Children (CCJC), an independent nonprofit that seeks to ensure the just and effective administration of the Cook County Juvenile Court
, shared its thoughts on the current search being conducted by Chief Judge Timothy C.
Part I places the founding of the NACW (1896) and establishment of the nation's first juvenile court, the Cook County Juvenile Court
in Illinois (1898), in the historical context of the Progressive Era's heightened racial oppression against black people.
For decades juvenile justice historians have searched for the long-lost case files of the Cook County Juvenile Court
in Chicago, hoping the confidential records would reveal some of the secrets of this complex institution.
Then, believing my call of ministry was to young people, I worked as a probation officer for two years at Cook County Juvenile Court
in a high-crime, poverty-stricken area of Chicago.
Black and Latino youth make up 60 percent of those under 17 in Cook County, but 86 percent of those charged in Cook County juvenile court
and 99 percent of those transferred to adult court, according to census data, the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority and the Illinois Juvenile Justice Initiative.
The founders of the Cook County Juvenile Court
shared a faith in the experimental techniques of science and the ameliorative powers of the state.
However, the fact remains that the Circuit Court of Cook County would not tolerate the levels of caseload per judge in its "complex case" civil division as seen in the Cook County Juvenile Court
Several investigations of the Cook County Juvenile Court
found that black children were rarely protected or rehabilitated by the juvenile court or its institutions.
8220;We leave behind a ten-year legacy working in partnership with the Cook County Juvenile Court
and other key stakeholders to help ensure a court that is effective, respectful, and responsive to the children, families and communities in Cook County.
The group, whose members include the top attorney at DCFS and the presiding judges in the Cook County juvenile court
, just recently got clearance to match DCFS and juvenile justice records for a research project.
This was certainly the case in Cook County Juvenile Court