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The Future of Juvenile Justice
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Nagging Problems in Juvenile Justice Diminished role. Punishment under the guise of rehabilitation. Does the will to rehabilitate exist? Racial and Gender Inequities. A lack of due process.
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Restoring Rehabilitative Ideal Lipsey and others have shown that treatment can work. Effective programs lack adequate funding. Feld blames longstanding “public antipathy” toward helping the poor. Tying treatment to justice system can be counterproductive.
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A Criminalized Juvenile Court Entails providing juveniles the same procedural protections as adults. Sentences would be more determinate but would be scaled down. Problem is that it opens the door to more punitive treatment.
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Abolish Juvenile Court (Feld) Juveniles would receive adult due process protections but receive “discounted” sentences. Problems. What about right to confidentiality? Interrogations?
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2011 for the course CRIMINAL J 202:322 taught by Professor Hirschfield during the Spring '10 term at Rutgers.

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