Disorder in the Court

The writer describes her frustration with having her family court case adjourned four times. The delay leads her to drop sexual abuse charges against her stepfather. [read more]

Disorder in the Court
  Dress for Success Dress for Success

How you look in court can make a difference. Angel explains why and offers some tips for dressing to your advantage. [read more]
 

Rappin’ with the 5-0

Allen visits a police precinct to see what cops are really like. [read more]

Rappin' with the 5-0
  Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil

Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil

Ijeoma goes to family court numerous times, but is never allowed to speak in court.  Not being able to tell her side of the story, and finding out years later what her family said about her to the judge, leave her feeling angry and betrayed. [read more]

 

Teen Space: A Room of Our Own

Family Court, in Queens New York, became much more teen-friendly with the opening of Teen Space. Teen Space is reserved especially for teens in care. It's a welcoming space where teens can get information and relax, away from the usual court drama, while they're waiting for their case to be heard. [read more]

Teen Space: A Room of Our Own