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Corporate Author: US Congress
House Cmtte on the Judiciary
United States of America
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 314
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Type: Legislative/Regulatory Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice held hearings on the status of juvenile courts, with a view toward developing proposals to include in the reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act.
Abstract: The first panel of witnesses included several juvenile court judges who testified on the day-to-day functioning of the juvenile courts and their facilities. The second panel consisted of several academics and advocates with extensive experience in research and litigating cases on behalf of children and juvenile justice, mental health, foster care, and health and education systems. They testified on ways in which access to the juvenile justice system can be enhanced. The final panel included juvenile justice practitioners and advisors.
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Access to juvenile court proceedings; Courts; Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act; US Senate
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