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NCJ Number: 35630 Find in a Library
Title: JUVENILE LAW - POLICIES AND PROCEDURES - WORKSHOP CONFERENCE ON VIOLENCE AND VANDALISM IN THE SCHOOLS, APRIL 29 -MAY 1, 1976
Author(s): J MERSHON
Corporate Author: Kansas State University
Division of Continuing Education
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Sponsoring Agency: Kansas Governor's Cmtte on Criminal Admin
Topeka, KS 66612
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Grant Number: 75-A-2788-1-A
Sale Source: Kansas State University
Division of Continuing Education
Manhattan, KS 66506
United States of America

Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE TAPED PROCEEDINGS OF A CONFERENCE WORKSHOP IN WHICH THE SPEAKER REVIEWS THE BACKGROUND AND PHILOSOPHY OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM AND EXAMINES THE DEVELOPMENTS IN JUVENILE CODES AND CASE LAW.
Abstract: THE HISTORY OF JUVENILE LAW IS BRIEFLY EXAMINED. THE SPEAKER THEN PROVIDES AN OVERVIEW OF A WIDE RANGE OF ISSUES IN JUVENILE JUSTICE AND JUVENILE LAW, NOTING THE EVOLUTION OF THIS LAW FROM THE PARENS PATRIAE PHILOSOPHY TO THE CURRENT TREND IN EXTENDING CONSTITUTIONAL PROTECTIONS TO JUVENILES. AMONG THE SPECIFIC TOPICS EXAMINED ARE THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF JUVENILE RECORDS, THE ARREST OF JUVENILE OFFENDERS, SEARCH AND SEIZURE IN JUVENILE CASES, AND LINEUPS. SEVERAL ISSUES OF JUVENILE LAW ARE EXAMINED WITHIN THE SCHOOL CONTEXT, INCLUDING SEARCH OF STUDENTS' LOCKERS BY SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, SUSPENSION OF STUDENTS, AND CONFESSIONS GIVEN BEFORE SCHOOL OFFICIALS. STANDARD INTAKE PROCEDURES FOR THE JUVENILE COURT ARE OUTLINED AS WELL. FINALLY, THE SPEAKER PROVIDES A BRIEF REVIEW OF THE IMPLICATIONS OF THE MAJOR U.S. SUPREME COURT DECISIONS DEALING WITH JUVENILES. ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS RECORDING ARE A QUESTION AND ANSWER PERIOD AND A BRIEF SMALL GROUP EXERCISE BY CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS. MANY PORTIONS OF THE QUESTION AND ANSWER PERIOD ARE INAUDIBLE DUE TO THE QUALITY OF THE RECORDING. FOR THE ENTIRE SERIES OF TAPES FROM THE VIOLENCE AND VANDALISM CONFERENCE, SEE NCJ-35621, 35623-35627, 35629-35635, 35637, 35638, AND 35640-35645.
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Judicial decisions; Juvenile codes; Juvenile justice system; Juveniles; Laws and Statutes; Rights of minors; Workshops and seminars
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