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By John Muncie, Barry Goldson

Comparative adolescence Justice is the 1st ebook to severely contemplate modern juvenile justice reform in England and Wales and throughout numerous different western jurisdictions together with the U.S., Canada, France, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Australia, Belgium, Scotland, Japan, Italy and Finland. In doing so, it identifies significant foreign modifications in juvenile coverage and perform. despite the fact that, modern early life Justice isn't easily an try and record nationwide similarities and adjustments, yet seems significantly at how worldwide developments are translated on the neighborhood point. This ebook additionally examines how adolescence justice is applied in perform for you to selling swap in addition to mirrored image.

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Qxd 4/18/2006 10:33 AM Page 28 committed an offence’. Under this ambit, the YCJA contains explicit enabling clauses that allow for police and crown prosecutors to use warnings, cautions, and referrals (Sections 6, 7, 8, 9) as an alternative to judicial proceedings. In addition, it allows for the use of extra-judicial sanctions (Sections 10, 11, 12) with young persons whose offences are considered too serious to be dealt with only with a warning or caution, but not serious enough to warrant formal court proceedings.

Toronto: Irwin. Bala, N. (2003) Youth Criminal Justice Law. Toronto: Irwin. Bala, N. and Anand, S. (2004) ‘The first months under the Youth Criminal Justice Act: A survey and analysis of case law’, Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice 46(3): 251–71. , Snyder, H. and Paetsch, J. (eds) (2002) Juvenile Justice Systems: An International Comparison of Problems and Solutions. Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing. Barnhorst, R. (2004) ‘The Youth Criminal Justice Act: New directions and implementation issues’, Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 46(3): 231–50.

This abolished the principle of doli incapax meaning that 10–13 year olds had legal safeguards removed and could be adjudged as culpable as any adult ‘offender’ (Bandalli, 2000). Under a general rubric of crime prevention, a wide range of legislative initiatives were targeted at ‘disorderly’ as well as criminal behaviour. Children below the age of criminal responsibility (which currently stands at 10 in England and Wales) were also drawn into formal networks of social control for ‘their own good’.

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