The Constitutional Rights Of Children

Author: David Spinoza Tanenhaus
ISBN: 9780700618132
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Documents the 1967 Supreme Court case appealing the harsh sentencing of a teen for a minor offense and the ways in which the trial marked an important turning point for children's rights, discussing events against a backdrop of a changing ...

Understanding Your Right To Due Process

Author: Marty Gitlin
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 1448894700
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Miles to Go for Freedom: Segregation and Civil Rights in the Jim Crow Years.
New York, NY: Abrams Books ... David Spinoza. The Constitutional Rights of
Children: In Re Gault and Juvenile Justice (Landmark Law Cases & American

Black Girls And Adolescents Facing The Challenges

Author: Catherine Fisher Collins
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440830541
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An overall aim of the juvenile justice system is not to punish juveniles like adult
offenders, but provide rather rehabilitation ... New York City's Society for the
Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency established the New York House of Refuge
to house juvenile delinquents in 1825. ... In the landmark case of In re Gault (
1967), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that despite juvenile court proceedings
being civil, juveniles have rights under due process of law; meaning that
juveniles have the same ...

The Hastings Law Journal

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While the landmark decisions of the era afforded the parent-child relationship
constitutional protection from unreasonable state interference, they did not give
parents an absolute right to control their children's upbringing. ... State
Incarceration In re Gault,” the leading case in the area of juvenile delinquency, is
important for its holding and its statements ... In American society, the Supreme
Court first acknowledged the “tradition” of parents controlling the upbringing of
their children by ...

Bulletin Of The American Academy Of Psychiatry And The Law

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The Insanity Defense in Juvenile Delinquency Proceedings MAXINE M.
HARRINGTON, ESQ. ... what is the best model for dealing with mentally ill
juvenile offenders, both from the juvenile's viewpoint and that of society as a
whole. ... However, as the Supreme Court recognized in its 1967 landmark
opinion, In re Gault, 1 important constitutional rights of children had, in fact, ... In a
series of cases dealing with the juvenile court system, the Supreme Court has
generally held that juveniles ...

Juvenile Justice In America

Author: Clifford E. Simonsen
Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company
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The nation's first juvenile court was established in Cook County, Chicago, in
1899. ... laws establishing early juvenile courts: "The juvenile court law is of such
vast importance to the state and society that, it seems to us, it should be
administered by those ... Although concerned with the right to legal counsel in
adult, noncapital felony cases, several states have required that indigent children
who request counsel be so provided and at public expense.4 In the landmark
opinions in Kent v.

Mcgill Law Journal

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In re Gault 5“ is recognized as a landmark decision. ... United States: The
Constitutional Context of Juvenile Cases, (1966), Supreme Court Review 167, at
p. ... of Americans have had their most vital interests in freedom and in the right to
the custody and control of their children ... 154; Lepstein, Stapleton & Teitelbaum,
In Search of Juvenile Justice, Gault and its implications, (1969), 3 Law & Society

American Constitutional Rights

Author: William A. Carroll
Publisher: Univ Pr of Amer
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The landmark case of In re Gault extended the rights of timely and adequate
notice of charges and nature of hearing, assistance of retained or appointed ...
He was brought into juvenile court on the basis of a petition, alleging no facts, but
only that Gault was a delinquent. ... They were profoundly convinced that
society's duty to the child could not be confined by the concept of justice alone. ...
they observed in both substantive and procedural criminal law were therefore to
be discarded.

American Law Reports Alr 3d Cases And Annotations

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Summary and comment [a] Generally Juvenile court statutes may expressly
prohibit or restrict the use, in other courts, of a juvenile court record.1 A typical
statute, cited in one case discussed in this annotation, provides that no child is to
be ... to the particular circumstances of the case and of the offender in an effort to
balance both society's need for protection and ... few of the cases discussed in
this annotation, in view of the landmark case, In Re Gault (1967) 387 US 1, 18 L
Ed 2d 527, ...