Juvenile Justice (Issues on Trial) (Library Binding)

Juvenile Justice (Issues on Trial) By Jean Leverich (Editor) Cover Image
By Jean Leverich (Editor)


Four major court cases that shaped juvenile justice are explored in this book. Each decision is explained, then dissenting and majority opinions are shared. Legal professionals and other experts weigh in on the ramifications, the long-term impact of each case. The first case establishes the state's role as a parent. The second case establishes the right of due process for juveniles. The third major case balances juvenile rights to individual privacy with school safety. The last case regards the death penalty for juvenile offenders. You readers will fully understand the scope of juvenile justice after reading this book.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780737741780
ISBN-10: 0737741783
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication Date: January 17th, 2009
Pages: 248
Language: English
Series: Issues on Trial