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Precious Resources Caught in a Pipeline, Trailer (4:34) Rough Cut as of 2/4/11


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M. Wayne Dyer, and Barbara H. Dyer Co-Directors
Maja Savic, animation,
H. Keith Moore,
model for prison bars shots.

A. C Wharton, Mayor of Memphis Reporter, Otis L.Sanford, for The Commercial Appeal (Memphis Newspaper) reported in July, 2010 that leaders, Mayor A.C. Wharton Jr. and Juvenile Court Judge Person, "made public a practice that had been quietly going on in the city for the past few months. Police have been issuing more summonses to juveniles accused of minor offenses instead of hauling them Downtown in the back of a squad car to the detention facility at Juvenile Court." Due to news of these efforts interviews were scheduled this summer with Mayor A. C. Wharton and Judge Person of the Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County to discuss their new policy and practice.

Bernadine Dohrn, JD Clinical Professor, Child Advocate, Children and Family Justice Center of Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago IL. Ms. Dohrn, Nationally known advocate for childrens rights was interviewed while speaking the at Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline: The Continued Criminalization of Our Youth/ Strategies for Systemic Change Conference sponsored by Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, (TACDL) Nashville School of Law, Nashville, TN. Ms. Dohrn attended Miami University for one year, then transferred to the University of Chicago, where she graduated with honors with a B.A. in Political Science in 1963. Dohrn received her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 1967, She moved to New York to work for the National Lawyers Guild in 1967. In 1991, she was hired by Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, as "Clinical Associate Professor of Law". Her career at the law school is an example of a person's ability to make a difference in the legal system."

Randee J. Waldman, J.D. Director, Barton Juvenile Defender Clinic Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, GA. Ms. Waldman supervises law and social work students in their representation of young people charged with delinquent and status offenses, engages in policy work related to juvenile justice issues, and teaches a course in juvenile justice. Earlier Ms. Waldman spent over five years as a Senior Attorney at Advocates for Children, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring quality and equal public education services for New York City's most vulnerable students. While at AFC, Ms. Waldman represented parents and students at all levels of administrative proceedings to obtain appropriate special education services for students with disabilities, represented students in student discipline cases, served as co-counsel in several impact litigation cases in federal court, and directed the pro bono and law student intern programs.

Genavese, High School Graduate attends college in Memphis, TN.
Gabriel, High School Graduate attends college in Memphis, TN.
Devon, High School Student did not graduate but is working on receiving a GED Memphis, TN.
Jevon, High School Student did not graduate but is working on receiving a GED Memphis, TN.
Corey, 10th grade high school student in Germantown, TN.

Jacqueline Roebuck Sakho, MA, Regional Coordinator, West TN, Step, Inc. / Consultant, Restorative Justice Practitioner, Memphis, TN. Ms. Sakho Works with STEP, Tennessee a Parent Training and Information (PTI) center funded by the federal law: Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, (IDEIA) to inform and train parents of children with disabilities regarding their child’s right to a Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE). Additionally, Ms. Sakho has a background in Restorative Justice which emphasizes repairing the harm caused by crime.


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