Month: July 2013

High Schoolers Participate in Broward Public Defenders Office Camp

With a better understanding of how the justice system works many of the participants now see a future in law. More than 20 high school students from all over Broward County were participating in a two-week¬† youth justice program with the Broward Public Defenders office in Ft. Lauderdale. Analya Sanchez is a student at North…

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Broward Official Calls Attention to “Disturbing Abuse Allegations” About Fort Lauderdale Program for Troubled Teens

“It’s alleged that a child fathered a child from a staff member in the program,” Gordon Weekes said AMIkids Greater Fort Lauderdale serves 120 troubled teenagers a year. Judges often send youthful offenders to AMIkids when they complete their sentences in juvenile detention. The program is designed to get juvenile offenders back on the right…

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