Edelman Children’s Court
Easing Transitions: New L.A. County Court Helps Prep Older Foster Youth for Adulthood
After the stocky youth politely greeted his attorney and Judge Margaret Henry, he told the court his days as a cook were over. Instead, Roger,* an African-American foster youth dressed in an oversized gray t-shirt and a neat pair of jeans, said he thought driving trucks might be the job for him.
Community Advocates Protest in Support of L.A.’s Open Juvenile Dependency Courts
Demonstrators gathered outside the Edmund D. Edelman Children’s Court in Los Angeles today to express support for Presiding Judge Michael Nash’s 2012 blanket order easing media and public access to the County’s Juvenile Dependency Court.