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Hinds County Youth Court implements early truancy intervention
August 9, 2021

Hinds County Youth Court Judge Carlyn Hicks has created a truancy early intervention program that aims to identify kids who skip school and keep them in classes and out of trouble.

New members appointed to Access to Justice Commission
August 4, 2021

Hancock County Court Judge Trent Favre, Harrison County Law Library Director Stephen T. Johnson and Jackson attorneys Cynthia Lee and Julian D. Miller have been appointed to the Access to Justice Commission. Hinds Chancery Judge Tiffany Grove of Raymond and Itawamba County Chancery Clerk Michelle Clouse of Fulton were reappointed to the Commission.

Hinds Youth Court celebrates 185 children reunited with families
June 25, 2021

One hundred and eighty-five colorful balloons were released Friday morning, June 25, at the Hinds County Youth Court, each representing a child who has been reunited with family during the past year.

Hinds Youth Intervention Court Celebrates Family Day
May 28, 2021

An aspiring chef, an artistic entrepreneur and a recent high school graduate were among the teens recognized Friday during Family Day at the Hinds County Youth Intervention Court.

Court and CPS collaboration spotlighted in Round 3 Report for Legal and Judicial Communities
February 23, 2021

Collaboration between the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services and the judiciary was in the spotlight in the "Child and Family Services Reviews Round 3 Report for Legal and Judicial Communities" issued last week by the Children's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.