The Center, Texas Appleseed,
and the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health provide handbooks to help
juveniles and families navigate the juvenile justice system and
provide guidance to attorneys representing juveniles client.
For Juveniles &
the Juvenile Justice System
Practice Is Not Child's Play
Annual Juvenile Defender Conference
The Center conducts a yearly regional summit, Zealous Advocacy=
Best Interest. This training
focuses on tools and strategies for defense attorneys representing
youth in the juvenile system. The
two day conference brings together juvenile defenders from around
the region for networking, planning and information sharing.
Conference sessions focus on a wide range of practice and
policy issues. CLE credit
is available for this training.
Advocacy = Best Interest
4 and 5, 2008
of Houston Law Center