By Raymond Arthur

ISBN-10: 0415496616

ISBN-13: 9780415496612

ISBN-10: 0415496624

ISBN-13: 9780415496629

How does the legislations care for younger offenders, and to what quantity does the legislations shield and advertise the rights of teens in clash with the legislations? those are the imperative concerns addressed through Young Offenders and the Law in its exam of the criminal reaction to the phenomenon of adlescent offending, and the modern forces that form the law.

This ebook develops the reader’s realizing of the sociological, criminological, ancient, political, and philosophical ways to adolescence offending in England and Wales, and in addition provides a comparative overview of advancements in different jurisdictions. It offers a complete severe research of the legislative and coverage framework at present governing the operation of the adolescence justice method in England and Wales, and evaluates the reaction of the felony method in gentle of recent legislative framework and overseas most sensible perform. All points of trial and pre-trial technique affecting younger offenders are coated, together with: the age of felony accountability, police powers, trial approach, including the complete variety of detention amenities and non-custodial options.

Young Offenders and the Law presents, for the 1st time, a major resource of reference on adolescence offending. it's an important textual content for undergraduate and postgraduate scholars of legislation, Criminology, and legal Justice Studies.

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