FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 3, 2016
Contact: Kate Coscarelli 732-937-7548, or [email protected]
The NJSBA agreed with the findings and recommendations of the Supreme Court’s Working Group on the Indiscriminate Shackling of Juveniles in Court. The association said juveniles should not be shackled during court, unless absolutely necessary to prevent physical harm or to prevent flight—and only if no less-restrictive means are available. Read the letter here.