juvenile court

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a court having jurisdiction over dependent and delinquent children

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CASA Executive Director Mariah Hayes presented the award to Stanley and commented on his dedicated service as the juvenile court judge in Franklin County.
The JJC has been assigned different functions, including disposal of cases through diversion upon referral from the police, prosecution or the Juvenile Court within a period of one month from the date of the referral; and, inspect observation homes and Juvenile Rehabilitation Centres and may give directions to the officer in-charge of such places for the measures to be taken for the welfare and social reintegration of the juvenile kept under their supervision.
At the turn of the twentieth century, when the first juvenile court was created in Illinois, Progressive Era reformers aimed to create an institution with the "rehabilitative ideal," which would focus on the rehabilitation of youth and citizen-building, while eschewing adult-like punishment regimes for youth-friendly treatment alternatives.
Felds academic approach to discussing the juvenile court system will likely confound teens reading the text, making it most useful for older readers who want to work with--or work with--teens or within the social justice system.
The juvenile court, however, granted only three-day custody with a rider that the accused can only be questioned from 10 a.m.
No person shall be appointed as a Judge of a Juvenile Court unless he is or has been a session judge or an additional session judge, or a Judicial Magistrate vested with powers under section 30 of the code or a practicing advocate who has at least ten years standing at Bar, and the latter shall be appointed on such terms and conditions as the Government may determine in consultation with the concerned High Court.
Juvenile Court Process: Child Protection and Delinquency
As I moved up in my career-from attorney to Juvenile Court magistrate and then to Juvenile Court judge of Nashville, Tennessee--1 still did not see a place for myself in the world of education.
1 in Lane County Juvenile Court, where a judge already has issued an order barring the public release of the youths' names and the names of their parents.
Judges at the High Criminal Court initially heard the case but sent it to the Juvenile Court as the defendants, who denied arson and taking part in an illegal gathering, were under the age of 15 at the time of the alleged offence.
"The transfer of a juvenile offender from juvenile court to criminal court for prosecution as an adult should be regarded as the exception, not the rule," Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Tom Price wrote in the majority opinion, agreeing with an earlier ruling by the 1st Court of Appeals in Houston.
Chicago, IL, May 30, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Cook County Justice for Children (CCJC), an independent nonprofit that seeks to ensure the just and effective administration of the Cook County Juvenile Court, shared its thoughts on the current search being conducted by Chief Judge Timothy C.
Shelby County Juvenile Court officials said the 66-year-old Brown was sentenced to five days in jail after causing an outburst Monday in a child support hearing.
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