The United Youth Courts of Alaska (UYCA) a one Youth Court in Alaska hosts an annual conference every year. At this conference, Teen Court Attorneys enjoy learning how different Youth Courts throughout Alaska run their Youth Court. There are many activities that a Youth Court Attorney can participate in while attending the annual conference. […]
What is Parenting with Love and Limits? (PLL)
After you have been through Kodiak Teen Court, there is a chance that a part of your sentence is Parenting with Love and Limits, or P.L.L. for short. Parenting with Love and Limits is a great program that allows for better communication between youth offenders and their parent(s) or legal guardian(s). P.L.L. creates a […]
What is Restorative Justice?
The mission of Juvenile Justice is to: hold juvenile offenders accountable for their behavior promote the safety and restoration of victims and communities assist offenders and their families in developing skills to prevent crime Collectively the three (3) mission goals are called: Restorative Justice. These mission goals are consistent with the Alaska Statutory goals to: prevent repeated criminal behavior restore […]
How Do Defendants Benefit By Being in Kodiak Teen Court?
In Kodiak Teen Court, Juvenile Defendants can greatly benefit by being in the program. Some benefits include: Juvenile Defendants are judged by their peers. Admitting their guilt serving their sentence, and clearing any possible criminal record from affecting their future. Learning about juvenile justice and the law. Being given a second chance to being […]
What are the Possible Sentences?
In Kodiak Teen Court, there are various sentences that can be recommended by the defending and prosecuting attorneys. The possible sentence for the defendant is discussed and ultimately decided by the panel of three judges. Some of the possible sentencing include: Attending an adult court hearing pertinent to their offense. Attend ASAP Alcohol and […]
How Do You Become a Judge?
Do you have what it takes to become a Judge for Kodiak Teen Court? To become a Kodiak Teen Court Judge, You Must: Complete at least one year as an active Kodiak Teen Court attorney. Have experience as both a prosecuting attorney and a defense attorney. Submit an application to, participate in a personal interview […]