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Juvenile Justice System Advisory Task Force

Also known as:
Advisory Task Force on the Juvenile Justice System
Active dates:1992 - 1993
Function: To study the Minnesota juvenile justice system and make recommendations concerning: the juvenile certification process; the retention of juvenile delinquency adjudication records and their use in subsequent adult proceedings; the feasibility of a system of statewide juvenile guidelines; the effectiveness of various juvenile justice system approaches, including behavior modification and treatment; and the extension to juveniles of a nonwaivable right to counsel and a right to a jury trial.
History: Appointed by Governor Arne Carlson and Supreme Court Chief Justice A.M. Keith. The Task Force was mandated to report to the governor and legislature by December 1, 1993; task force expires after report is submitted (see final report linked below).
The task force expired December, 1993 per Laws of 1992, Chapter 517.
Membership: 20 members (4 judges, 4 legislators, 2 law professors, 1 county attorney, 2 local government representatives, 2 sheriffs, 2 public members, and 3 state government officials).

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 1993, 1992.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

Note: The Legislative Reference Library may have additional reports on or by this group available through our catalog.
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1992.
Record last updated: 02/01/2013

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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