The Changing Face of U.S. Courts

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DIANE Publishing, 2003 - 47 pages
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Page 21 - What is he, how has he become what he is, and what had best be done in his interest and in the interest of the state to save him from a downward career.
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Page 22 - There is much evidence that some juvenile courts, including that of the District of Columbia, lack the personnel, facilities and techniques to perform adequately as representatives of the State in a parens patriae capacity, at least with respect to children charged with law violation. 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...
Page 22 - Unfortunately, loose procedures, high-handed methods and crowded court calendars, either singly or in combination, all too often, have resulted in depriving some juveniles of fundamental rights that have resulted in a denial of due process.
Page 22 - Gerald's adjudication hearing: the right to notice of the charges, the right to counsel, the right to confront and cross-examine witnesses, the...
Page 21 - State" means any State, territory, or possession of the United States, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico...
Page 5 - Embassy or at the editorial offices: Editor, issues of Democracy, Democracy and Human Rights—IIP/T/DHR, US Department of State, 301 4th Street, SWWashington, DC. 20547, United States of America. email:
Page 37 - Publicity is an evil substitute, and the art of publicity is a black art; but it has come to stay, every year adds to its potency and to the finality of its judgments. The hand that rules the press, the radio, the screen and the far-spread magazine, rules the country; whether we like it or not, we must learn to accept it.
Page 20 - ... backwards into the Nineteenth Century. In that era there were no juvenile proceedings, and a child was tried in a conventional criminal court with all the trappings of a conventional criminal trial.
Page 21 - Delinquent child", a child between seven and seventeen who violates any city ordinance or town by-law or who commits any offence against a law of the commonwealth.

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