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9. Result?a.Election promises to fix problem i.People are not satisfied so the YOA becomes a hot topic b.Drag heels on issue for 14 years Political solutions to problem?AmendmentsPolitical campaign promises
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Shift from child saving to child blaming-Individual accountabilityCost factors-Continuing problem as to who pays for the transfer payments, incarceration payments, operating the legal systemLegal Respnses to Youth Crime (Part Two) The Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA): 2003Continued problems with the YOA-Failed amendments -Responses of political parties-Public’s perceptions of youth crime-Fears of crime drives policy -- media pushes perceptions that become more important than the actual crimeCosts of operating the YOA-Role of transfer payments-Turf wars over paymentsEnacting the YCJA: Youth Criminal Justice Act (2003)-Public safety-Costs of youth crime-Bill C-7-New strategy of the YCJA1.Problems leading up to Bill C-7a.Publics perception of government b.Responses of political parties c.Publics perceptions of youth crimei.When people are in fear of youth crime and that the justice system isn’t working, the need for a new system heightens d.Tensions between federal and provincial governments 2.Enacting the Youth Criminal Justice Act a.Inadequate amendments to the YOA b.Concerns over costs of youth crime c.Bill C-7 is introduced d.Strategy: alternatives to custody i.Practical way of looking at things ii. How are you going to deal with all these issues? 3.Key features of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA)a.Declaration of principle b.Covers ages 12-17 c.Accountability i.Having people accountable but rationally d.Conferencing and openness to proceedings
i.Parents and family members can be more involved e.Adult Sentencing: too bureaucraticf.Publication of names (rare)i.Serial or sexual offender cases g.Focus on reintegration into society i.How to bring someone back out that been institutionalized, and stigmatized h.New sentencing options: diversion i.Protection of public j.New sentencing goals i.Meaningful sentences: here’s the crime, here’s your sentence? Is itmeaningful to the offender k.Respect for legal rights of the accused l.Separation of institutions and processing m.Privacy guarantees n.Parents repay legal aid costs i.Parents wanting to spend money on other things, so parents say plead guilty to avoid paying the legal fees 4.Criticisms of the YCJA a.Weakening of legal rights i.If you have money you can afford to have justice; paying for a lawyer b.Not progressive enoughc.Least intrusive interventions d.Too soft on crime e.Police: increased roleOctober 18, 2016 – 10 -The “facts” of youth crime Problems with who is counting Sources of crime: mediaOther source: police (Unified Crime Reports) Files, and statistics Qualitative and Quantitative methods Victimization surveys Self-report surveys Can be filled out in school Asking crime, drinking or drug questions so they can get more informationAccuracy of answers isn’t always there Missing pieces Confidentially factor

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