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NCJ Number: 10744 Find in a Library
Title: JUVENILE OFFENDER AND THE LAW
Author(s): P H HAHN
Date Published: 1971
Page Count: 436
Sponsoring Agency: Anderson Publishing Co
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Publication Number: U
Sale Source: Anderson Publishing Co
Publicity Director
2035 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: JUVENILE DELINQUENCY FACTORS, JUVENILE STATUS WITHIN THE LAW, AND JUVENILE COURT PROCEDURE.
Abstract: WRITTEN FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL, THEORIES OF DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR, THE INFLUENCE OF CULTURAL AND ECOLOGICAL FACTORS, AND THE ROLE OF DRUGS AND ALCOHOL IN DELINQUENCY ARE DISCUSSED. CLASSIFICATION OF JUVENILE OFFENDERS. AFFLUENT AND SUBURBAN DELINQUENCY, AND THE RELIABILITY OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY STATISTICS ARE EXAMINED. THE ROLE OF THE SCHOOLS IN JUVENILE DELINQUENCY, POLICE-JUVENILE RELATIONS, DUE PROCESS, JUVENILE COURT AUTHORITY, AND JUVENILE RIGHTS ARE COVERED. THE CONCLUDING CHAPTER BRIEFLY DELVES INTO JUVENILE OFFENDER TREATMENT. APPENDED MATERIAL INCLUDES MODEL RULES FOR JUVENILE COURTS, THE UNIFORM JUVENILE COURT ACT, AND CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF JUVENILES.
Index Term(s): Juvenile court procedures; Juvenile courts; Juvenile delinquency factors; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Legislation; Offender classification; Police juvenile relations; Psychology; Race relations; Right to Due Process; Rights of minors; Theory; Violence
Note: POLICE TEXT SERIES, V 5 KF9709.A2J85
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