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NCJ Number: 31351 Find in a Library
Title: ANOTHER LOOK AT THE ROLE OF DUE PROCESS IN JUVENILE COURT (FROM YOUNGEST MINORITY - LAWYERS IN DEFENSE OF CHILDREN, 1974 BY SANFORD N KATZ - SEE NCJ-31349)
Author(s): A B POPKIN; F J LIPPERT; J A KEITER
Corporate Author: American Bar Association
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 46
Sponsoring Agency: American Bar Association
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE CONSIDERS THE THREE MAJOR SUPREME COURT DECISIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR JUVENILE PROCEEDINGS AND DISCUSSES LOWER COURT DECISIONS ON THE APPLICATION OF DUE PROCESS REQUIREMENTS.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR ALSO ATTEMPTS TO DRAW SOME CONCLUSIONS REGARDING THE ROLE OF DUE PROCESS IN FUTURE JUVENILE PROCEEDINGS. THE SUPREME COURT DECISIONS DISCUSSED ARE IN RE GAULT (1967), IN WHICH THE COURT DECLARED THAT THE DUE PROCESS CLAUSE APPLIED AT LEAST TO THE ADJUDICATORY STAGE OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS; MCKEIVER V. PENNSYLVANIA (1971), IN WHICH IT WAS HELD THAT TRIAL BY JURY IS NOT CONSTITUTIONALLY REQUIRED IN JUVENILE PROCEEDINGS; AND IN RE WINSHIP (1970), IN WHICH IT WAS HELD THAT PROOF BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT WAS ALSO REQUIRED FOR JUVENILE PROCEEDINGS. THE LOWER COURT DECISIONS REVIEWED COVER THE RIGHT TO COUNSEL, DUE PROCESS IN THE PRE-ADJUDICATIVE STAGE, DUE PROCESS REQUIREMENTS IN THE ADJUDICATIVE STAGE, AND THE INDETERMINATE SENTENCE.
Index Term(s): Appellate courts; Indeterminate sentences; Judicial decisions; Juvenile court procedures; Juvenile courts; Right to counsel; Right to Due Process; US Supreme Court
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