By Martha Minow (auth.), Francis X. Hartmann (eds.)
From the preface: "The concerns round which the juvenile justice method is situated often evoke anger and impatience. those feelings come up as the matters are so very important and move in regards to the related matters turns out nonexistent. The people who're concerned with those self same matters, in spite of the fact that, elicit recognize and, frequently, affection. the administrative classes of the Kennedy university of presidency mix the 2 components - concerns and folks - with the said aim of advancing fruitful and potent public coverage. the administrative consultation at the way forward for the Juvenile Justice method usually dropped at an identical desk, over a interval of virtually years, folks who comprehend the problems good, who're professionally and for my part invested in convinced positions at the concerns, and who have been keen to interact themselves totally within the trade of principles, either theoretical and sensible, which an government consultation calls for. This e-book is among the items of that method. The editor, who chaired the conferences of the consultation, takes definite positions in regards to the way forward for the juvenile justice approach and what the method should still seem like ten years from now." 1
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43, Sec. 01, however, emphasize community protection: . . The responsibility of the juvenile court [is to] act to preserve the public peace and security. And Alabama's Youth Services Act, Chap. 44, Sec. 1-1, focuses court attention upon the proper development of the youth, instructing court officers: to promote and safeguard the social well-being and general welfare of the youth of the State. Of the 40 state preambles considered, 8 states explicitly granted precedence to one specific set of objectives.
To secure] the care, custody, and discipline of juveniles . . [that] approximates as nearly as possible that which should be given them by their parents. Ten other states have added the terms "custody, discipline, and control" to this clause, ostensibly to assert the state's coercive or retributive powers. 8 Some states, such as Florida, include all of these terms, vesting the state with assuring "care, guidance, custody, control, and discipline. " In addition, 13 states have adopted an alternative set of court objectives which ostensibly clarify the state's guiding role-emphasizing the youth's protection and development.
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