Judge Jay D. Blitzman

first justice for the Middlesex Juvenile Court

Jay D. Blitzman is the first justice for the Middlesex Juvenile Court in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Prior to his judicial appointment, Judge Blitzman was a founder and the first director of the Roxbury Youth Advocacy Project, a community based interdisciplinary public defenders unit which created the basis for the development of a statewide department. Jay also co-founded Citizens for Juvenile Justice (CfJJ). Since becoming a judge, he has continued to present and write on a wide range of juvenile justice and child welfare issues. He is a co-founder of Our RJ, formerly known as the Juvenile Court Restorative Justice Diversion program, and serves on that group's advisory committee.

Jay D. Blitzman is the first justice for the Middlesex Juvenile Court in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Prior to his judicial appointment, Judge Blitzman was a founder and the first director of the Roxbury Youth Advocacy Project, a community based interdisciplinary public defenders unit which created the basis for the development of a statewide department. Jay also co-founded Citizens for Juvenile Justice (CfJJ). Since becoming a judge, he has continued to present and write on a wide range of juvenile justice and child welfare issues. He is a co-founder of Our RJ, formerly known as the Juvenile Court Restorative Justice Diversion program, and serves on that group's advisory committee.

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hls.harvard.edu
Lectures

12.04.2017 (1:39:32)

Criminal Justice Reform Right Now!