MEDIA ADVISORY: Inaugural Meeting of Juvenile Jurisdiction Advisory Committee Set for Monday in Raleigh


The Juvenile Jurisdiction Advisory Committee (JJAC) has scheduled its first meeting for Monday, Dec. 4. Created as part of the Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Act within S.L. 2017-57, the JJAC is tasked with developing an implementation plan for raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction, monitoring implementation and as needed, providing additional recommendations to the General Assembly.

WHEN:  Monday, Dec. 4, 2017; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE: 3010 Hammond Business Place, Raleigh (Room 144)



Erik A. Hooks, DPS Secretary

Swearing-In & Remarks

Justice Barbara Jackson

North Carolina Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice: Committee Work

Jessie Smith, UNC Professor of Public Law and Government

Statutory Charge & Raise the Age Rationale, Data

Deputy Secretary Juvenile Justice, William L. Lassiter

Legislation, Planning, and Policy Considerations

Deputy Secretary Lassiter & Assistant Legal Counsel, NC Administrative Office of the Courts, LaToya B. Powell

Stakeholder Forums Update

Deputy Secretary Lassiter

Next Steps & Chairs’ Expectations


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