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NCJ Number: 64350 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: ILLINOIS - BENCH BOOK FOR USE IN JUVENILE PROCEEDINGS
Corporate Author: Illinois Administrative Office of the Courts
United States of America
Editor(s): T LOCKYEAR; P MACANANY; J K MACNULTY
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 182
Sponsoring Agency: Illinois Administrative Office of the Courts
Springfield, IL 62706
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS BENCHBOOK FOR ILLINOIS JUVENILE JUDGES IS INTENDED FOR THEIR USE AS A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO PROCEDURES AND LAW BEFORE AND DURING JUVENILE PROCEEDINGS.
Abstract: THE BOOK WAS PREPARED BY THE ILLINOIS JUDICIAL CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON JUVENILE PROBLEMS. THE BOOK'S GOAL IS TO GIVE THE JUDGE INSIGHT AND DIRECTION TO MEET COMMON LEGAL PROBLEMS WHICH OCCUR AT EACH PHASE OF A JUVENILE COURT CASE. FOUR CHAPTERS DISCUSS ILLINOIS JUVENILE COURT ACT PROVISIONS APPLYING TO (1) ALL PROCEEDINGS, (2) DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS, (3) PROCEEDINGS CONCERNING MINORS OTHERWISE IN NEED OF SUPERVISION, AND (4) NEGLECT AND DEPENDENCY PROCEEDINGS. IN EACH SECTION, THE APPLICABLE POLICIES, JURISDICTION, RESPONDENT PARTIES' RIGHTS, HEARING PROCEDURES, MOTIONS, DUTIES AND POWERS OF THE COURT AFTER DISPOSITION, AND OBLIGATIONS OF COUNTIES FOR FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF MINORS ARE PRESENTED. THE PURPOSE AND PROVISIONS OF THE INTERSTATE COMPACT ON JUVENILES ARE ALSO EXPLAINED. THE COMPACT APPLIES TO RUNAWAYS, DELINQUENTS WHO ARE ESCAPEES OR ABSCONDERS, PROBATIONERS, AND PAROLEES. THE MANUAL IS WRITTEN IN OUTLINE FORM. APPENDIXES PRESENT THE COOK COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT'S GENERAL ORDER CONCERNING ACCEPTANCE OF ADMISSIONS FOR MINORS ALLEGED TO BE DELINQUENTS AND THE ILLINOIS CRIMINAL LAW PROVISIONS WHICH APPLY TO ACCOUNTABILITY FOR ANOTHER'S CONDUCT. (CFW)
Index Term(s): Illinois; Judicial process; Juvenile adjudication; Juvenile court procedures; Juvenile court waiver; Juvenile courts; Procedure manuals; Reference materials; Rights of minors
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