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Juvenile or Criminal Court?: A Punitive Theory of Waiver

Franklin E. Zimring

in American Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181166
eISBN:
9780199943302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181166.003.0051
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The use of a juvenile court for youth crime is almost universal throughout the developed nations. However, every American jurisdiction has provided for exceptions—circumstances and procedures that ... More


The Common Thread: Diversion in Juvenile Justice

Franklin E. Zimring

in American Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181166
eISBN:
9780199943302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181166.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Two justifications existed from the start for creating a juvenile court, referred to as the interventionist and diversionary justifications for a separate children's court. The diversionary ... More


Juvenile Crime and the Practice of Juvenile Justice

Elizabeth Harvey

in Youth and the Welfare State in Weimar Germany

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204145
eISBN:
9780191676123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204145.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

A key area where the Weimar Republic's new approach to the juvenile delinquent was to be tested was the treatment of juvenile crime. Statistics on criminality rates recorded the number of convictions ... More


Reducing the Harms of Minority Overrepresentation in American Juvenile Justice

Franklin E. Zimring

in American Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181166
eISBN:
9780199943302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181166.003.0052
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter identifies some of the key policy choices that must be made in reducing injustices found in American juvenile courts. It argues that reducing the hazards of juvenile court processing may ... More


Juvenile Justice in Flux

Christopher Slobogin and Mark R. Fondacaro

in Juveniles at Risk: A Plea for Preventive Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199778355
eISBN:
9780199895151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778355.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to explore whether the separate juvenile justice system should continue to exist and, if so, in what form. It proposes a reimagination of ... More


The Procedural Implications of Social Science Research

Christopher Slobogin and Mark R. Fondacaro

in Juveniles at Risk: A Plea for Preventive Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199778355
eISBN:
9780199895151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778355.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter presents a framework for reconceptualizing due process in juvenile justice with the ultimate aim of striking an optimal balance between fairness, accuracy, and efficiency in handling ... More


Building a Model Court

David S. Tanenhaus

in Juvenile Justice in the Making

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195306507
eISBN:
9780199850587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306507.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the development of juvenile court. On July 3, 1899, Lucy Flower's vision of a “parental court” for Chicago became a reality when the Honorable Richard Tuthill, a Civil War ... More


Child Protection From 1900 To 1962

John E. B. Myers

in Child Protection in America: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195169355
eISBN:
9780199893348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169355.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Child protection in the 20th century can be divided into two periods, one before 1962 and one following. This chapter chronicles developments prior to 1962, including the emergence of social work as ... More


Adjudication

Samuel M. Davis

in Children's Rights Under and the Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199795482
eISBN:
9780190259990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795482.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses the adjudicatory process in juvenile court. It covers the adjudicatory hearing, right to counsel, right to jury trial, burden of proof, rules of evidence, confrontation and ... More


The Hardest of the Hard Cases: The Young Homicide Offender

Franklin E. Zimring

in American Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181166
eISBN:
9780199943302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181166.003.0057
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the substantive principles that should govern the punishment of adolescents who kill. The first section shows that the stereotypical versions of juvenile and criminal courts ... More


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