What are the Peer Court Room Roles?
Youth Positions:
Bailiff: ensures smooth operation of court, administers oaths.
Case Presenter: reads the police report/citation during the case, listens to evidence-questions offender and parent-deliberates on sanctions.
Juror(s): listens to evidence-questions offender and parent(s) about the situation, agrees on appropriate sanctions in deliberation.
Exit Interviewer: reviews the sanctions with the offender and outlines their responsibilities for completion.
Interpreter: assists in understanding of all materials and proceedings.
Sanction Review Panel: listens to and reviews completed sanction materials and then accepts or rejects information, assigns extensions.

Adult Positions:
Judge: Presides over the hearing, explains the criminal charges, instructs the jury on what evidence and factors to consider in determining a sentence.

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1. What is Youth Peer Court?
2. Who is Eligible for Peer Court?
3. What is the Peer Court Process?
4. What are the Benefits of Peer Court?
5. What are the types of Cases & Consequences of Peer Court?
6. What is the Protocol for Peer Court?
7. What are the Peer Court Room Roles?