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NCJ Number: 76593 Find in a Library
Title: Juvenile Law - An Update and Analysis (From National Conference on Juvenile Justice - 8th, 1981 - See NCJ-76585)
Author(s): M I Soler; L G Arthur
Date Published: 1981
Sponsoring Agency: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Reno, NV 89507
Sale Source: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
P.O. Box 8970
Reno, NV 89507
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Recent developments in the area of juvenile law are reviewed at the 1981 National Conference on Juvenile Justice.
Abstract: The director of a juvenile justice legal advocacy project in California cites U.S. Supreme Court, California Supreme Court, and other California court cases relating to consents to bedroom searches, juveniles' private property rights, and the admissibility in court of incriminating statements made to juvenile probation officers. Next, a past president of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges outlines recent court decisions relating to childrens' rights to contraceptive devices and abortion and to parents' rights to corporal punishment of children and to the choice of a child's religion. Finally, the first speaker summarizes recent legal developments concerning bootstrapping status offenders, court authority to order restitution, due process requirements for restitution orders, and determining the amount of restitution. A table of contents is included.
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Judicial decisions; Parental rights; Restitution; Rights of minors; Workshops and seminars
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