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NCJ Number: 66254 Find in a Library
Title: TROUBLED BY THE LAW? - A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR PLAYLEADERS AND YOUTH WORKERS
Author(s): N MADGE; J LOXLEY
Corporate Author: National Youth Bureau
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 16
Sponsoring Agency: National Youth Bureau
Leicester, LE1 6GD, England
Sale Source: National Youth Bureau
17-23 Albion Street
Leicester, LE1 6GD,
United Kingdom
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: THIS BOOKLET IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE INFORMATION NEEDED BY BRITISH PLAYLEADERS AND YOUTH WORKERS IN HELPING AND ADVISING JUVENILES INVOLVED IN CRIMINAL AND CARE PROCEEDINGS.
Abstract: THE BOOKLET IS BASED ON A 3-DAY COURSE, KIDS AND THE LAW, ORGANIZED BY THE LONDON ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND ASSOCIATION AS PART OF ITS INSERVICE TRAINING COURSE. IT CAN ALSO BE USED BY PARENTS, TEACHERS, AND OTHER ADULTS WORKING IN THE COMMUNITY. THE BOOKLET EXPLAINS WHAT TO DO IF PRESENT WHEN A CHILD OR YOUNG PERSON IS QUESTIONED BY THE POLICE AND WHAT SHOULD HAPPEN AT THE POLICE STATION AND JUVENILE COURT. DIRECTIONS ARE GIVEN FOR HOW TO FIND A LAWYER OR FOR GETTING INVOLVED IF A LAWYER IS NOT IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE, HOW TO APPLY FOR LEGAL AID AND ARRANGE SURETIES FOR BAIL, AND HOW TO PREPARE A COURT REPORT. OTHER DISCUSSIONS FOCUS ON THE LAW AS IT RELATES TO CARE PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT BY LOCAL GOVERNMENT USUALLY OCCURRING WHEN A PARENT OR BOTH PARENTS ARE UNABLE TO PROVIDE FOR THE CHILD. TOPICS COVERED WITH REGARD TO CARE PROCEEDINGS INCLUDE SEARCHES, ARREST, RIGHTS, BAIL, TYPES OF COURTS, REMANDS, REPORTS, HEARINGS, SENTENCING, APPEALS, VOLUNTARY CARE, HANDLING OF JUVENILES GUILTY OF A CRIMINAL OFFENSE, CARE ORDERS, ASSUMPTION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS, THE EFFECT OF CARE PROCEEDINGS, WARDSHIP PROCEEDINGS, LAWYERS AND LEGAL AID, AND THE ROLE OF THE PLAYLEADER OR YOUTH WORKER. (CFW)
Index Term(s): Child custody; Great Britain/United Kingdom; In-service Training; Juvenile court procedures; Juvenile processing; Juvenile status offenders; Legal aid services; Procedure manuals; Reference materials; Youth advocates; Youthful offenders
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