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for Oakland County MIDC attorneys
$25 for OCBA Members
$40 for Non-OCBA members
February 23, 2021
Oakland County Bar Association
Criminal Law, Juvenile Law
In June 2020, the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC) released an assessment of access to and quality of juvenile defense counsel in Michigan. "Overdue for Justice: An Assessment of Access to and Quality of Juvenile Defense Counsel in Michigan" highlights the exclusion of juvenile defense from current sweeping reforms of Michigan’s criminal defense system and raises concerns about the quality of defense counsel for children in Michigan’s delinquency system. It addresses other barriers to due process including the effects of fees and costs assessed to children and families, disparate treatment, shackling and bail provisions, and includes recommendations for actions that state and local leaders can take to improve the quality of juvenile defense.Expand summary
Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.
How to Attend
Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.
You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.