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NCJ Number: 67134 Find in a Library
Title: GLOSSARY OF SELECTED LEGAL TERMS FOR JUVENILE JUSTICE PERSONNEL
Corporate Author: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
United States of America
Editor(s): N C SMITH
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 16
Sponsoring Agency: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Reno, NV 89507
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Grant Number: 78-JN-AX-0024
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Dictionary
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS GLOSSARY OF LEGAL TERMS IS PROVIDED FOR THE NONJUDGE, NONLAWYER PROFESSIONAL OPERATING WITHIN THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM. IT IS INTENDED TO HELP THEM BETTER UNDERSTAND THE VARIOUS LEGAL SUBJECTS OFFERED.
Abstract: THE TERMS AND PHRASES PROVIDED ARE AMONG THOSE MOST FREQUENTLY ENCOUNTERED IN JUVENILE JUSTICE, AND MOST COMMONLY RECITED IN THE NATIONAL COLLEGE OF JUVENILE JUSTICE'S JUDICIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS. SOME OF THE TERMS DEFINED INCLUDE ABANDONMENT, AFFIDAVIT, APPEAL, DIVERSION, BURDEN OF PROOF, CUSTODY, DUE PROCESS, IN CAMERA, MANDAMUS, FIFTH AMENDMENT, EXPUNGEMENT, QUO WARRANTO, WARRANT, AND VOIR DIRE. OVER 90 TERMS ARE INCLUDED. (WJR)
Index Term(s): Definitions; Juvenile justice system; Legal doctrines
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