The Decision to Transfer Juvenile Offenders to Adult Court


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The Decision to Transfer Juvenile Offenders to Adult Court
This paper shall examine the decision to transfer juvenile offenders to adult court. The history of the juvenile justice system is examined. The evolution of youthful offender laws is reviewed. The context where removal to adult court is most likely is detail. Supreme Court decisions and standards for transfer are related.
The Decision to Transfer Juvenile Offenders to Adult Court
The use of separate juvenile courts for youthful offenders is little more than a century old and the question of accountability for commission of criminal offenses was largely left to varying interpretations of the competency of the individual committing the crime. Since the institutionalizing of...
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