The Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Act of 1967, Hearings Before the General Subcommittee on Education

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1967 - 671 pages
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Page 6 - Secretary, but not exceeding $50 per diem, including travel time, and while away from their homes or regular places of business they may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by law (5 USC 73b-2) for persons in the Government service employed intermittently.
Page 242 - There is evidence, in fact, that there may be grounds for concern that the child receives the worst of both worlds; that he gets neither the protections accorded to adults nor the solicitous care and regenerative treatment postulated for children.
Page 499 - ACTION was transferred from the Office of Economic Opportunity, the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, the Small Business Administration, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Page 617 - States, and for other purposes, having considered the same, report favorably thereon with amendments and recommend that the bill as amended do pass. The amendments are as follows : Page 2.
Page 256 - It proposes a plan whereby he may be treated, not as a criminal, or legally charged with a crime, but as a ward of the state, to receive practically the care, custody and discipline that are accorded the neglected and dependent child, and which, as the Act states, 'shall approximate as nearly as may be that which should be given by its parents.
Page 277 - delinquent," his greatest need and often his only salvation, is the refusal on the part of older friends...
Page 377 - While there can be no doubt of the original laudable purpose of juvenile courts, studies and critiques in recent years raise serious questions as to whether actual performance measures well enough against theoretical purpose to make tolerable the immunity of the process from the reach of constitutional guaranties applicable to adults.
Page 5 - (b) In making payments pursuant to subsection (a) of this section, there shall be paid to the State, either in advance or by way of reimbursement as may be determined by the Secretary...
Page 367 - There should be expanded use of community agencies for dealing with delinquents nonjudicially and close to where they live. Use of community agencies has several advantages. It avoids the stigma of being processed by an official agency regarded by the public as an arm of crime control. It substitutes for official agencies organizations better suited for redirecting conduct. The use of locally sponsored or operated organizations heightens the community's awareness of the need for recreational, employment,...
Page 342 - Once a juvenile is apprehended by the police and referred to the Juvenile Court, the community has already failed; subsequent rehabilitation services, no matter how skilled, have far less potential for success than if they had been applied before the youth's overt defiance of the law.

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