Juvenile Judge tells Truancy Diversion Program volunteers, “Every kid you touch is probably one less kid that I see.”

Juvenile Judge tells Truancy Diversion Program volunteers, “Every kid you touch is probably one less kid that I see.”

2019-06-10T17:18:32-07:00 June 10th, 2019|
If children aren’t showing up for school, odds are they are going to struggle. That struggle leads to a slippery slope that often ends up with the student dropping out. Those who drop out of school face dismal employment prospects and limited options for success. [...]
2019-06-10T17:18:32-07:00 June 10th, 2019|

Success is sweet for volunteers who motivate students to stay in school

Success is sweet for volunteers who motivate students to stay in school

2019-06-03T17:34:40-07:00 June 3rd, 2019|
Truancy Diversion Program (TDP) volunteers who motivate students to stay in school and graduate have achieved sweet success. To acknowledge that success, the volunteer judges who visit schools to mentor students will be honored at a dessert reception and given the opportunity to share their [...]
2019-06-03T17:34:40-07:00 June 3rd, 2019|

Vietnam Veterans kick in to help fellow Vets struggling with addiction

Vietnam Veterans kick in to help fellow Vets struggling with addiction

2019-05-23T09:43:39-07:00 May 22nd, 2019|
It’s not uncommon to hear specialty court graduates say that the treatment they received saved their life and gave them back their family. In early May, the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 17 presented the Eighth Judicial District Court, Veteran’s Court, with a check for [...]
2019-05-23T09:43:39-07:00 May 22nd, 2019|

Soon to be CASA’s will take oath to join the volunteers who are a voice for kids and challenge others to do the same

Soon to be CASA’s will take oath to join the volunteers who are a voice for kids and challenge others to do the same

2019-05-08T09:42:37-07:00 May 8th, 2019|
Eighteen soon-to-be Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) volunteers, including three naturalized citizens, a veteran, a realtor, attorneys, former foster youth, former foster parents and adoptive parents will take a pledge May 13 at noon at Family Court, Courtroom 9, 601 N. Pecos Road to speak on [...]
2019-05-08T09:42:37-07:00 May 8th, 2019|

Bonnie Bulla been selected by Nevada Governor to serve on the Nevada Court of Appeals

Bonnie Bulla been selected by Nevada Governor to serve on the Nevada Court of Appeals

2019-02-13T17:17:17-07:00 February 13th, 2019|
Discovery Commissioner Bonnie Bulla has been selected by Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak to serve on the Nevada Court of Appeals. Bonnie has served as the NVEJD court discovery commissioner since 2007. Prior to joining the District Court, she worked in private practice where she handled cases [...]
2019-02-13T17:17:17-07:00 February 13th, 2019|

A Casino Worker, Teachers, Retired Cops, And A Computer Programmer Come Together To Take Oath To Speak Up For Kids

A Casino Worker, Teachers, Retired Cops, And A Computer Programmer Come Together To Take Oath To Speak Up For Kids

2019-02-13T16:58:19-07:00 February 13th, 2019|
Twenty-two Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers including a casino worker, teachers, retired cops, and a computer programmer will come together on Friday, Feb. 15 at noon at Family Court, Courtroom 9, 601 N. Pecos Road to swear an oath to speak for kids. There is a [...]
2019-02-13T16:58:19-07:00 February 13th, 2019|

Restorative justice catches fire as a way to keep kids out of trouble and across the graduation finish line

Restorative justice catches fire as a way to keep kids out of trouble and across the graduation finish line

2019-02-14T10:42:24-07:00 February 13th, 2019|
More than 250 educational professionals converged on Metro Headquarters for a school-justice partnership summit on February 8.  The focus of the summit was restorative justice and student engagement. Effective classroom management and family engagement were hot topics aimed at keeping kids out of the juvenile [...]
2019-02-14T10:42:24-07:00 February 13th, 2019|

Summit on restorative justice to be held to keep kids out of the juvenile justice system and get them across the graduation finish line

Summit on restorative justice to be held to keep kids out of the juvenile justice system and get them across the graduation finish line

2019-02-05T12:34:04-07:00 February 5th, 2019|
A school-justice partnership summit with a focus of restorative justice and student engagement will be held on February 8, from 8:45  a. m. to 4 p.m., at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police headquarters, 400 S. Martin Luther King Blvd. The focus of the summit will [...]
2019-02-05T12:34:04-07:00 February 5th, 2019|

Judge Jennifer Togliatti’s District Court retirement celebration filled with praise from justice community

Judge Jennifer Togliatti’s District Court retirement celebration filled with praise from justice community

2019-01-25T16:18:36-07:00 January 24th, 2019|
On January 2, when many people were still recovering from the New Year, Judge Jennifer Togliatti retired after 30 years of service to the community as a judge and as a Clark County Deputy District Attorney. Despite the fact that many people were still in [...]
2019-01-25T16:18:36-07:00 January 24th, 2019|