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NCJ Number: 119262 Find in a Library
Title: Section 13.03: Compilation and Use of Juvenile Records (From Contemporary Federal Criminal Practice: Volume 2 of The Comprehensive Crime Control Act of 1984, P 656-658, 1988, B. James George, Jr. -- See NCJ-119253)
Author(s): B J George Jr
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: Prentice Hall Law and Business
Clifton, NJ 07013
Sale Source: Prentice Hall Law and Business
855 Valley Road
Clifton, NJ 07013
United States of America
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This section discusses changes made by the Federal Comprehensive Crime Control Act of 1984 to procedures for the compilation and use of the records of juveniles.
Abstract: The 1984 legislation permits fingerprinting and photographing juveniles prosecuted as adults and allows a court to transfer to the FBI information about juveniles twice adjudicated guilty of violent felonies. The news media are denied access to the photograph and name of a juvenile delinquent unless the juvenile is being prosecuted as an adult. 18 footnotes.
Main Term(s): Juvenile records confidentiality
Index Term(s): Crime Control Act of 1984
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