The Constitutional Rights Of Children

Author: David Spinoza Tanenhaus
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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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New York, NY: Facts On File, 2009. Shea, Therese. The Sixth Amendment: The
Rights of the Accused in Criminal Cases (Amendments to the United States
Constitution: The Bill of Rights). New York, NY: Rosen Central, 2011. Smith, Rich.
Sixth Amendment: The Right to a Fair Trial (The Bill of Rights). Edina, MN: ABDO
Publishing, 2008. Tanenhaus, David Spinoza. The Constitutional Rights of
Children: In Re Gault and Juvenile Justice (Landmark Law Cases & American
Society).

American Government And Politics Today Essentials 2017 2018 Edition

Author: Barbara A. Bardes
Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Supreme Court decisions affecting children's rights began a process of slow
evolution with Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, the landmark civil rights
case of 1954 discussed earlier in this chapter. In the Brown case, the Court
granted children the status of rights-bearing persons. In the 1967 case In re Gault
,34 the Court expressly held that children have a constitutional right to be
represented by counsel at the government's expense in a criminal action. Five
years later, the Court ...

American Government And Politics Today Texas Edition 2007 2008

Author: Steffen Schmidt
Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Supreme Court decisions affecting children's rights began a process of slow
evolution with Brown v. Board of Education ofTopeka, the landmark civil rights
case of 1954 discussed earlier in this chapter. In Brown, the Court granted
children the status of rights-bearing persons. In 1967, in In re Gault,42 the Court
expressly held that children have a constitutional right to be represented by
counsel at the government's expense in a criminal action. Five years later, the
Court acknowledged ...

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. From time
immemorial, the parent-child ... have a first amendment right to freedom of
expression. State Incarceration In re Gault,” the leading case in the area of
juvenile delinquency, is important for its holding and its statements regarding the
juvenile justice system.

A Kind And Just Parent

Author: William Ayers
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A teacher in a detention center school describes his experiences with Chicago's juvenile court system and the difficulties of the children who pass through it

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. ... The insanity defense in delinquency proceedings poses
an important legal dilemma concerning the rights of children in the juvenile
justice system. ... However, as the Supreme Court recognized in its 1967
landmark opinion, In re Gault, 1 important constitutional rights of children had, in
fact, been sacrificed in exchange for the theoretically beneficial treatment of the
civil-style proceedings.

Juvenile Justice In America

Author: Clifford E. Simonsen
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Brown (Utah, 1907) states the importance of the 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 who are learned in the law
and versed in the roles of procedure, effective and individual rights respected.
Care must be exercised in both the selection of a judge and in the administration
of the law." In 1923, the National Probation Association's Annual Conference ...

Mcgill Law Journal

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In re Gault 5“ is recognized as a landmark decision.“ At the outset, it should be
remembered that the decision is limited to the 54 See Comment, Criminal
Offenders in the Juvenile Court: More Brickbats and Another Proposal, (1966),
114 U. of Pa. L. Rev. 1171; Paulsen, Kent v. United States: The Constitutional
Context of Juvenile Cases, (1966), Supreme Court Review 167, at p. 168 where
Paulsen, in speaking of Kent observed regretfully: Thus great numbers of
Americans have had ...