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NCJ Number: 1146 Find in a Library
Title: MISSISSIPPI - STATE YOUTH COURT STUDIES
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Mississippi Institute for Youth Court Studies
United States of America
Date Published: 1970
Page Count: 51
Sponsoring Agency: Mississippi Institute for Youth Court Studies
MS
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: AN ANALYSIS OF THE YOUTH COURT SYSTEM IN MISSISSIPPI TODAY.
Abstract: INTERVIEWS WITH JUDGES, LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, ATTORNEYS, REHABILITATION OFFICIALS, AND DELINQUENTS. STATISTICAL COMPILATIONS, LIBRARY RESEARCH, AND ON-SITE INSPECTIONS OF FACILITIES WERE THE BASIS FOR ANALYSIS. YOUTH COURT JURISDICTION AND JUVENILE STATISTICS ARE GIVEN. PHILOSOPHY OF THE YOUTH COURT ACT AND EXPANSION OF THE DUE PROCESS CLAUSE IN JUVENILE COURT IS DISCUSSED. CONCLUSIONS ARE DRAWN AND RECOMMENDATIONS LISTED. ONE CONCLUSION INDICATED THAT THE YOUTH COURT IS NOT A SYSTEM OR SERIES OF RELATED STEPS TOWARD A PRECONCEIVED OBJECTIVE, BUT A MUDDLE OF COMPETING AND OFTEN CONTRADICTORY ACTIVITIES.
Index Term(s): Juvenile court procedures; Juvenile court statistics; Juvenile courts; Juvenile due process; Mississippi; Prediction
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