juvenile crime http://wyso.org en Dayton Mediation Center In A Growth Spurt http://wyso.org/post/dayton-mediation-center-growth-spurt <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-628fc2db-0c2a-9f11-bf47-eb47463a64a4"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Disagreements with neighbors or spouses can be ugly, and they can also be costly for the people and institutions involved. The Dayton Mediation Center has been working for 27 years to stem the social and fiscal costs of conflict by addressing it at its root, using volunteer mediators. Thu, 26 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 43607 at http://wyso.org Ohio Justices Debate Legal Consult for Juveniles http://wyso.org/post/ohio-justices-debate-legal-consult-juveniles <p>The Ohio Supreme Court is weighing whether to require juvenile offenders facing the possibility of detention to consult with an attorney before deciding to waive their right to a lawyer.</p><p>Current court rules don&#39;t require such a meeting. The proposal is pitting youth advocates against some judges who say the requirement hinders the rights of parents and juveniles to make the decision themselves.</p><p>Kim Tandy, executive director of the Children&#39;s Law Center in Covington, Ky., says too many children are going through the juvenile court system without legal representation.</p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 17:40:11 +0000 Associated Press 14118 at http://wyso.org