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NCJ Number: 51758 Find in a Library
Title: YOUTH AND THE LAW
Author(s): ANON
Date Published: 1977
Sponsoring Agency: Barr Films
Pasadena, CA 91107
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

Barr Films
3490 East Foothill Blvd
P O Box 5667
Pasadena, CA 91107
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS SERIES OF FIVE FILMSTRIPS AND AUDIOCASSETTES AIMED AT TEENAGE AUDIENCES EXPLORES THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LAWS AND THE POLICE, YOUTHFUL OFFENDERS, DISSENTERS, JUDGES, CRIMINAL SUSPECTS, AND AVERAGE CITIZENS.
Abstract: THE ASSORTED MATERIALS EXAMINE THE RIGHTS OF CRIMINAL SUSPECTS BY FOLLOWING A SUSPECTED BURGLAR THROUGH THE LEGAL PROCESS FROM ARREST AND TRIAL TO DISPOSITION FOLLOWING THE JURY'S VERDICT, DETAIL A TYPICAL DAY IN THE LIFE OF A SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE, AND OUTLINE THE POSTARREST PROCEDURES COMMONLY APPLIED TO JUVENILES WITH A HISTORY OF DELINQUENCY WHO ARE ARRESTED FOR AN ADULT CRIME SUCH AS AUTO THEFT. FURTHER, TO ILLUSTRATE THE POLICE ROLE AND ACCOMPANYING PROBLEMS AND RESPONSIBILITIES, A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN AVERAGE PATROL OFFICER IS EXAMINED, AS ARE THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF AVERAGE CITIZENS WITH RESPECT TO CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND THEIR ROLE IN PERSONAL, BUSINESS, AND CONSUMER MATTERS. THE CONSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT FOR DISSENT AND PEACEFUL PROTEST IS ALSO UNDERSCORED. SEE ALSO NCJ 51759-51763. (KBL)
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Citizen legal problems; High school education; Judges; Judicial process; Juvenile awareness programs; Juvenile justice system; Law-related education; Police responsibilities
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS. 72 MINUTES, 5 COLOR FILMSTRIPS, 5 AUDIOCASSETTES, 1977
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