July 22, 2018

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In The Best Interests of the Court, Children Come First 1998

This article discusses the initial considerations prompting review of juvenile court activity, structure, and priority; the change in Court leadership and the transformation of the division into the Juvenile Justice and Child Protection Department; related restructuring of Court activities; the Project's role as a catalyst for change; the reconsideration of the litigation process as it affects minors and the resulting change in the practice of juvenile law; and the new interactive Management Information System in the Juvenile Justice and Child Protection Department.

Available Media: Print

Faculty Author: Office of Chief Judge Donald P. O'Connell

Producer: Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois

Source: SJI