juvenile court

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a court having jurisdiction over dependent and delinquent children

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I cannot think of a more fundamental right of due process and basic human dignity than for a child to be able to face a juvenile court judge without shackles unless there is a true safety concern for the child or participants in court.
In Wednesday's opinion, Price citing a 1995 change in the law, said that a juvenile court should "take pains to 'show its work' in coming to that certification decision.
of Shelby, for provision of placement and concerning services in each Individual Child Care Agreement for children in the custody and care of the juvenile court, which is consistent with current federal and state regulations and laws.
Magistrate Judge Harold ''Hal'' Horne charged the former TV judge with contempt of court, said Dan Michael, chief magistrate judge of the Shelby County Juvenile Court.
said Teresa Gordy, who serves as the Rockdale County Juvenile Court programs administrator.
First, from its inception, the juvenile court perpetuated existing racial stereotypes about blackness and delinquency and enforced societal notions of race, gender and class stratification.
They examine such subjects as the constitutional basis for juvenile court adjudications; the growing presence of child abuse and neglect cases in juvenile court; the legal status of status offenders; the role of victims in juvenile courts; and revised juvenile codes in New Mexico, North Carolina and elsewhere.
AFTER 50 years of juvenile courts, many thinking people are wondering whether or not this is the time to take a still further step in guiding young people.
The best way - indeed, the only way - to dignify the contribution that Leonard made to countless children and families during his tenure on the bench is to return the juvenile court to its glory days, when rehabilitation was king and detention was a last resort.
Children in juvenile court are entitled to due process and fair treatment, and adoption of this rule is clearly consistent with those constitutional principles.
On Behalf of Children: A History of Judicial Activism in the Dade County Juvenile Court By Seymour Gelber
One implication is that the project of the juvenile court was based on a misconception of the existing state of policing.
be returned to Juvenile Court to be sentenced for voluntary manslaughter, which carries a substantially lesser penalty.
Chapter 6 outlines juvenile court reforms that are needed in the face of growing evidence about juvenile sex offenders and offending.
In response to this call from the community, the Jane Addams Juvenile Court Foundation has procured volunteer attorneys willing to facilitate with this procedure.
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