ERIC Number: ED436592
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Youth Violence. Hearings before the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session Focusing on the Cause of Juvenile Crime and the Need for Juvenile Justice Reform (Dover and Wilmington, DE, July 15 and 17, 1995).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
This hearing focused on the cause of juvenile crime and the need for juvenile justice reform. On the first day, an opening statement by Senator Joseph R. Biden examined the seriousness of the problem. Two panels contributed prepared statements. The first panel included Jim Hutchinson, Mayor, Dover, DE; Alan Ellingsworth, Colonel, Delaware State Police; George Pipin, Stevenson House, Milford, DE; and Greg Sleet, U.S. Attorney. The second panel included among others George Puliam, Unit Director for the Dover Boys and Girls Club, and Anthony Southerland, Director of the Youth Violence Initiative. On the second day, 13 people delivered statements. They included Jane Brady, Delaware Attorney General; Larry Sullivan, Public Defender; Hon. Vincent Poppiti, Chief Judge, Family Court, Delaware; Tom Gordon, Police Chief; New Castle, DE; Guy Sapp, Director of Division of Rehabilitative Services, Wilmington, DE; Orlando J. George, Jr., President, Delaware Technical and Community College; Hon. Rich Davis, Representative in the State House, DE; and Vince Garlick, President, Stormin' Norman Basketball League. An appendix presents additional submissions. (SM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Crime, Delinquency, Federal Government, Government Role, Hearings, Juvenile Justice, Legislators, Violence
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.