It would inspect the Observation Homes and Juvenile Rehabilitation Centers and may give directions to the officer in charge of such places for the measures to be taken for welfare and social re-integration of the juvenile kept under their supervision, the bill said.
Under the new under process legislation, every juvenile or a child victim of an offence shall have the right of legal assistance at expenses of State.
The verdict sent a shockwave though it is the highest punishment a juvenile can get under the present law -- Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000.
Can a juvenile now turned major be sent to reformatory that is only for juveniles?
It was obvious to OJJ that the system for legally supervising and managing the treatment and care of juvenile
sex offenders was inefficient, potentially harmful and that it lacked the collaborative efforts of all stakeholders to effectively meet the needs of juvenile
sex offenders, their families and the community.
explain that juvenile
justice interventions involve a supervisory component and a treatment one.
or criminal court may: (1) impose a juvenile
or an adult sentence, (2) impose both a juvenile
and adult sentence, with the adult sentence suspended under specified conditions, or (3) impose a sentence past the normal limit of juvenile
court jurisdiction; typically, a hearing is held when the juvenile
reaches the age of adult jurisdiction (varies by state, 18-21 years) to determine if an adult sentence will be imposed.
Justice in the Making relies on both well-known sources and some new ones.
Most of the juveniles
are repeat offenders trained by adults to commit the crimes because minors receive minimal penalties, Budge said.
Florida is among the states with the most juvenile
offenders--about 600--serving life sentences, about 270 without parole.
While chapters one and two set the tone for the book and give background on American sex offending, Chapters 3-4 give a much needed injection of critical scrutiny to the current discourse about legal responses to juvenile
In the case of juvenile
sex offenders, this problem is especially acute.