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NCJ Number: 31353 Find in a Library
Title: JUVENILE'S RIGHT TO RECEIVE TREATMENT (FROM YOUNGEST MINORITY - LAWYERS IN DEFENSE OF CHILDREN, 1974 BY SANFORD N KATZ - SEE NCJ-31349)
Author(s): J F PYFER
Corporate Author: American Bar Association
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 42
Sponsoring Agency: American Bar Association
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE CONSIDERS VARIOUS STATE AND FEDERAL COURT DECISIONS REGARDING THE DUE PROCESS REQUIREMENTS OF JUVENILE INSTITUTIONAL COMMITMENT AND THE JUVENILE'S STATUTORY RIGHT TO TREATMENT.
Abstract: FOUR CONSTITUTIONAL BASES FOR A JUVENILE'S RIGHT TO TREATMENT - DUE PROCESS, EQUAL PROTECTION, THE EIGHTH AMENDMENT PROHIBITION OF CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT, AND THE NINTH AMENDMENT - ARE ALSO EXAMINED. THE POSSIBILITY OF MONETARY DAMAGES FOR JUVENILES DENIED OF THEIR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS IS ALSO CONSIDERED.
Index Term(s): Civil commitment; Judicial decisions; Juvenile court procedures; Juvenile courts; Right to treatment; Rights of minors
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