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NCJ Number: 32811 Find in a Library
Title: DEFERRED PROSECUTION AND DUE PROCESS IN THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
Journal: FEDERAL PROBATION  Volume:39  Issue:3  Dated:(SEPTEMBER 1975)  Pages:23-26
Author(s): J M DEAN
Corporate Author: Administrative Office of the United States Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: Administrative Office of the United States Courts
Washington, DC 20544
Publisher: https://www.uscourts.gov 
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE DEFERRED PROSECUTION JUVENILE DIVERSION PROGRAM IS EXPLAINED AND PARTICULAR EMPHASIS IS ACCORDED TO THE PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS THAT ARE BUILT IN TO THE PROGRAM, WHICH IS ADMINISTERED BY THE U.S. PROBATION OFFICE.
Abstract: YOUNG FIRST OFFENDERS OR MENTALLY DISTURBED INDIVIDUALS ARE USUALLY PRIME CANDIDATES FOR PROGRAM INTAKE ALTHOUGH EACH CASE IS JUDGED ON ITS MERITS. THE FINAL CHOICE OF WHETHER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM IS MADE BY THE DEFENDANT. PROCEDURAL PROTECTION BUILT INTO THIS PROGRAM INCLUDES THE PROVISION OF COUNSEL TO ALL DEFENDANTS AND THE EVALUATION OF DEFENDANTS FOR THE PROGRAM BY AN AGENCY INDEPENDENT OF THE PROSECUTOR (IN THIS CASE, THE U.S. PROBATION OFFICE).
Index Term(s): First time offenders; Juvenile court diversion; New York; Probation; Prosecution; Prosecutorial diversion; Right to counsel; Right to Due Process
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