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Young offenders and the law: how the law responds to youth offending

How does the law deal with young offenders, and to what extent does the law protect and promote the rights of young people in conflict with the law? These are the central issues addressed by Young Offenders an the Law in its examination of the legal response to the phenomenon of youth offending, and...

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Main Author: Arthur, Raymond
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: London [u.a.] Routledge 2010
Edition:1. publ.
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 9 E 1708
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Summary:How does the law deal with young offenders, and to what extent does the law protect and promote the rights of young people in conflict with the law? These are the central issues addressed by Young Offenders an the Law in its examination of the legal response to the phenomenon of youth offending, and the contemporary forces that shape the law. This book develops the reader's understanding of the sociological, criminological, historical, political, and philosophical approaches to youth offending in England and Wales, and also presents a comparative review of developments in other jurisdictions. It provides a comprehensive critival analysis of the legislative and policy framework currently governing the operation of the youth justice system in England and Wales, and evaluates the response of the legal system in light of modern legislative framework and international best practice. All aspects of trial and pre-trial procedure affecting young offenders are covered, including: the age of criminal responsibility, police powers, trial procedure, together with the full range of detention facilities and non-custodial options ... (Quelle: Text Verlagseinband / Verlag)
Item Description:Literaturverz. S. [130] - 137
Physical Description:XIII, 142 S. graph. Darst.
ISBN:9780415496629
9780415496612