Juvenile Justice in the US and Japan Comparison Essay by Ria

Juvenile Justice in the US and Japan
This paper compares the juvenile justice systems in Japan and America.
# 112141 | 2,519 words | 10 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Feb 13, 2009 in Criminology (Juvenile Justice)

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The paper compares and contrasts the juvenile justice systems of the United States and Japan. The paper shows how each juvenile justice system was established and how each system handles the processing of juveniles through the court system.

From the Paper:

"It abolished the minimum age of detainment at a Juvenile Training School. These schools are reform schools and are for juveniles under the age of 14 that have no criminal liability. They have a strong emphasis on education and vocational training. Upon leaving a Training School the juvenile is placed on probation. In the United States, in Dane County, Wisconsin, Family Court handles all petitions filed against juveniles."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Bartlett, J. Focusing on Juvenile Justice. Retrieved May 2, 2008 from, http://www.unm.edu/~adqteach/good_go_bad/01-08-01.htm
  • Anonymous. (Unknown). Juvenile Delinquency Cases. Retrieved April 25, 2008 from, http://www.courts.go.jp/english/proceedings/juvenile.html
  • Anonymous. (Unknown). Japanese Juvenile Justice. Retrieved April 29, 2008 from, http://www.bbc.com.uk/worldserivce/people/highlights/010223_japan.shtml
  • Anonymous. (Unknown). History of the Juvenile Justice System. Retrieved April 30, 2008 from, http://www.lawyershop.com/news/practice-areas/criminal-law/juvenile-law/history/
  • Ryan, T. (Unknown). Creating 'Problem Kids': Juvenile Crime in Japan and Revisions To the Juvenile Act. Retrieved April 12, 2008 from, http://www.law.usyd.edu.au/anjel/documents/ZJapanR/ZJapanR19_11_Ryan.pdf

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APA Format

Juvenile Justice in the US and Japan (2009, February 13) Retrieved December 05, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/juvenile-justice-in-the-us-and-japan-112141/

MLA Format

"Juvenile Justice in the US and Japan" 13 February 2009. Web. 05 December. 2023. <https://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/juvenile-justice-in-the-us-and-japan-112141/>