Juvenile Justice Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Juvenile Justice
An analysis of whether there has been a revolution in the field of juvenile justice.
# 143002 | 2,000 words | 16 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Criminology (Criminal Justice and Corrections)

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The paper examines whether there has been a revolution in the field of juvenile justice, and finds that the past 40 years have seen a recognition of the complexities of the system, and finds that reality remains very grim.

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"In 1964, Gerald Gault let a friend, Ronald Lewis, use his phone. When he realized Lewis was making a crank call, he grabbed the phone and ordered Lewis to leave. The offended phonecall recipient, Mrs. Cook called the police (Gault, 1967, p. 4). Investigating officers took Gerald into custody (Gault, 1967, p. 4). His parents were not notified this, and only when his mother asked the superintendent of the local children's detention point blank that she learned of her son's incarceration. She was told that a hearing would be held the next day (Gault, 1967, p. 5). At the hearing, the prosecutor petitioned to have Gerald declared delinquent (Gault, 1967,...)"

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