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NCJ Number: 34693 Find in a Library
Title: DEVELOPMENT OF THE LAW IN WISCONSIN IN THE AREA OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY
Journal: MARQUETTE LAW REVIEW  Volume:59  Issue:2  Dated:(1976)  Pages:251-277
Author(s): C L LARSON
Corporate Author: Marquette University
Law School
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 27
Sponsoring Agency: Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Type: Historical Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF WISCONSIN STATUTORY AND CASE LAW PERTAINING TO JUVENILES ARE EXAMINED, AND THE IMPACT ON U.S. SUPREME COURT DECISIONS ON THE WISCONSIN JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM IS EXPLORED.
Abstract: THE HISTORY OF WISCONSIN JUVENILE CODES IS TRACED FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE FIRST JUVENILE COURT IN 1901 TO THE PRESENT. A WIDE RANGE OF JUVENILE JUSTICE ISSUES BAIL, RIGHT TO COUNSEL, DUE PROCESS, JURY TRIALS FOR JUVENILES, WAIVER OF RIGHTS, AND PROBABLE CAUSE HEARINGS - ARE EXAMINED IN THE CONTEXT OF WISCONSIN LAW AND U.S. SUPREME COURT DECISIONS. THE AUTHOR ARGUES, IN VIEW OF THE MANY REFORMS IN JUVENILE JUSTICE, THAT A NEW APPROACH SHOULD PERHAPS BE CONSIDERED - ONE WHICH WILL GIVE NEW EMPHASIS TO DISCIPLINE AND THE RIGHTS OF LAW-ABIDING CITIZENS.
Index Term(s): History of juvenile justice; Judicial decisions; Juvenile codes; Juvenile court procedures; Juvenile court waiver; Juvenile courts; Juvenile justice system; State courts; State laws; US Supreme Court; Wisconsin
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