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NCJ Number: 10751 Find in a Library
Title: JUDGING DELINQUENTS - CONTEXT AND PROCESS IN JUVENILE COURT
Author(s): R M EMERSON
Date Published: 1969
Page Count: 311
Sponsoring Agency: Aldine Publishing Co
Chicago, IL 60608
Publication Number: U
Sale Source: Aldine Publishing Co
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1323 West 18th Street
Chicago, IL 60608
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: ANALYSIS OF JUVENILE COURT OPERATION, EXAMINING THE MANNER IN WHICH LEGAL INSTITUTIONS DEFINE, REACT TO, AND DEAL WITH CASES BROUGHT TO THEIR ATTENTION.
Abstract: THE INITIAL CHAPTERS OF THIS BOOK PRESENT THE GENERAL SETTING AND INTERNAL ORGANIZATION OF THE COURT, DISCUSS COURT PERSONNEL, AND EXPLORE THE RELATIONS OF THE COURT WITH POLITICAL, ENFORCEMENT, AND WELFARE INSTITUTIONS. PART TWO DEALS WITH COURT PROCESSING OF CASES, FOCUSING ON THE PROCEDURES FOR JUDGING DELINQUENTS' MORAL CHARACTER. THE AUTHOR EXAMINES THE INTERACTION BETWEEN THE DELINQUENT AND THE PROBATION AND CLINIC STAFFS, POINTING OUT THE CONFLICT BETWEEN THE COURT'S AUTHORITATIVE CONTROL - TREATMENT ORIENTATION. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Caseload management; Judicial process; Juvenile court procedures; Juvenile courts; Psychiatry
Note: KF9709.E44
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