Hearing their first case: New Teen Court panelists trained
Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court welcomed twenty new panelists at their training on April 6. These new panelists join about twenty other high school students already serving as peer judges. Teen Court hears about 30 cases a year across the two counties with referrals from the juvenile court, law enforcement, human services and local schools.
An integral part of their training was meeting with Buffalo / Pepin County Judge Duvall in the courtroom. New panelists sat in the jury box and heard a