Chapter 15

Chapter 15 - Final Exam SG Chapter 15 Juvenile Justice System Differences from adult(criminal court-There are four major differences between adult

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Final Exam SG Chapter 15: Juvenile Justice System Differences from adult (criminal) court- There are four major differences between adult courts and juvenile courts. o There are no juries o Different terminology o Limited adversarial relationship o Confidentiality Constitutional protections (In re Gault)- The Kent decision provided the groundwork for In re Gault . The Supreme Court held that juveniles are entitled to many of the same due process rights granted to adult offenders, including notice of charges, the right to counsel, the privilege against self-incrimination, and the right to confront and cross-examine witnesses. Juvenile court, Procedure: o Intake, in which an official of the juvenile court engages in a screening process to determine what to do with the youthful offender. o Pretrial diversion, which may consist of probation, treatment and aid, and/or restitution o Jurisdictional waiver to an adult court, in which case the youth leaves the juvenile justice system
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2011 for the course CJS 110 taught by Professor Ogolin,william during the Spring '11 term at Bradley.

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Chapter 15 - Final Exam SG Chapter 15 Juvenile Justice System Differences from adult(criminal court-There are four major differences between adult

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