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Unformatted text preview: O bje c t 1 Welcome to Week THREE. Please reference the weekly lesson for the accompanying chapters and reading for this weeks lesson. Now that we have a good grasp on the constitutional issues surrounding juveniles and their interactions with the police, lets move on to a brief discussion on their rights once they are taken into custody and beyond. This lesson will begin with a discussion of the legal issues involved in pretrial detention, then move on to juvenile waivers to adult courts and the rights of juveniles in the adjudicatory process. Pretrial Detention Pretrial or preventative detention is defined as The practice of keeping a person in custody before trial because of his or her suspected danger to the community. One of the first events that occur when a juvenile is taken into custody is the release decision. A variety of factors are considered when decision to detain is considered. The following three issues are considered: Need to protect the child Whether the child presents a danger...
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This note was uploaded on 08/08/2010 for the course COR 856 taught by Professor Dr.kevinminor during the Fall '08 term at E. Kentucky.
- Fall '08