Fall 2005 Juvenile Law Seminar
September 15-16, 2005
|Professor Susan Mangold talked about "Children Aging out of Foster Care" in the keynote speech|
In conjunction with the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law's Justice for Children Project presented a two day seminar on Juvenile Law on September 15-16, 2005.
The first day of the seminar addressed abuse, neglect, dependency, and permanent commitment filings with a focus on trial tactics, Daubert and expert testimony, the child's voice and the responsibility of the guardian ad litem, and issues relating to children aging out of the foster care system.
Professor Susan Mangold of Buffalo Law School, a national expert on agency responsibility to children who age out of foster care, gave a tremendous presentation on federal standards, mental health issues, and alternative programming.
The second day of the seminar focused on delinquency issues, including child competency determinations, flaws in psychological examinations, bindover motions, serious youthful offender proceedings, and juvenile sexual predator classifications.