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NCJ Number: 40424 Find in a Library
Title: CHILDREN'S RIGHTS - THE LEGAL RIGHTS OF MINORS IN CONFLICT WITH LAW OR SOCIAL CUSTOM
Author(s): N KLAPMUTS
Corporate Author: National Council on Crime and Delinquency
National Ctr for Youth Development
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 29
Sponsoring Agency: National Council on Crime and Delinquency
Tucson, AZ 85716
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS BOOKLET DEALS WITH THE RIGHTS OF CHILDREN FROM THE BROAD PERSPECTIVE OF PROCEDURAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS AS WELL AS ECONOMIC, SOCIAL, AND POLITICAL POSITION OF MINORS IN OUR CULTURE.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR DISCUSSES THE ISSUES OF THE DEFINITION OF A CHILD, THE PROCEDURAL RIGHTS OF MINORS IN AND OUT OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM AND THE SUBSTANTIVE RIGHTS OF MINORS. PERTINENT COURT DECISIONS AND STATUTES ARE ANALYZED IN THIS CONTEXT. THE JUVENILE COURT'S JURISDICTION OVER NONCRIMINAL BEHAVIOR AND ALTERNATE SYSTEMS SUCH AS DIVERSION ARE ALSO COVERED....MSP
Index Term(s): Constitutional Rights/Civil Liberties; Juvenile court diversion; Juvenile court procedures; Juvenile courts; Juvenile justice system; Juveniles; Rights of minors
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