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NCJ Number: 39576 Find in a Library
Title: WAYNE COUNTY (MI) - JUVENILE DEFENDER SERVICE - REVIEW OF FIRST YEAR OPERATIONS - CRIMINAL COURTS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROJECT
Author(s): J F X IRVING; T RUBIN; L WENZELL; J DARRAH
Corporate Author: American University
Institute for Studies in Justice and Social Behavior
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 28
Sponsoring Agency: American University
Washington, DC 20016
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-043-72
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: RESULTS OF A STUDY OF A FEDERALLY FUNDED PROGRAM THAT WAS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR INDIGENT JUVENILES WHOSE OFFENSES ALLOWED THEM TO BE SENTENCED AS ADULTS.
Abstract: DISCUSSED ARE THE NATURE OF THE DEFENDER SERVICE PROJECT, ITS INTERACTION WITH THE WAYNE COUNTY JUVENILE COURT, AND THE DIRECTIONS FOR THE COURT AND COUNSEL. IT WAS CONCLUDED THAT THE PROJECT SHOULD BE CONTINUED AND REFUNDED. AMONG RECOMMENDATIONS THAT WERE MADE FOR IMPROVEMENT WERE THAT PROJECT GOALS SHOULD BE REDEFINED, AN ADVISORY COMMISSION SHOULD BE APPOINTED TO THE PROJECT, AND THAT THE PROJECT SHOULD BECOME INVOLVED AT THE INTAKE STAGE AND PARTICIPATE AT ALL STAGES OF A DELINQUENCY HEARING. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)...KAP
Index Term(s): Court appointed counsel; Defender systems; Indigents; Juvenile court waiver; Michigan; Technical assistance reports
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