Fall 2006 Juvenile Law Seminar
September 14-15, 2006
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 14-15, 2006.
The first day of the seminar focused on delinquency issues, including child competency, mens rea and insanity, bindover hearings, implications of Roper v. Simmons, issues in serious youthful offender proceedings including the implications of State v. Foster for such proceedings, juvenile sexual predator classifications, juvenile traffic cases, unruly cases, and representing minority populations. The speakers included Prof. Katherine Hunt Federle, Delaware Magistrate David Hejmanowski, Prof. Angela Lloyd, and attorneys Jefferson Liston, Esq., Noel E. Kaech, Jon Saia, and Elizabeth Miller.
The second day of the seminar focused on abuse, neglect, dependency, and permanent commitment cases, including the constitutional implications of emergency removal of children, evidentiary questions, public children services agencies, managed care, and medical issues related to child abuse. The speakers included Magistrate Michael Telep, Larry Tate, M.D., and attorneys David Colley, John Lawson, Jason Macke, Steven Wolkin, Paul Skendelas and Charles K. (Pete) Milless.