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Reconceptualizing Due Process in Juvenile Justice: Contributions from Law and Social Science
(Hastings Law Journal, 2006)
This article challenges the accepted wisdom, at least since the Supreme Court's decision in Gault, that procedures in juvenile delinquency court should mimic the adult criminal process. The legal basis for this challenge ...
Treating Juveniles Like Juveniles: Getting Rid of Transfer and Expanded Adult Court Jurisdiction
(Texas Tech Law Review, 2013)
The number of juveniles transferred to adult court has skyrocketed in the past two decades and has only recently begun to level off. This symposium article argues that, because it wastes resources, damages juveniles, and ...
A Prevention Model of Juvenile Justice: The Promise of Kansas v. Hendricks for Children
(Wisconsin Law Review, 1999)
The traditional juvenile court, focused on rehabilitation and "childsaving," was premised primarily on a parens patriae notion of State power. " Because of juveniles' immaturity and greater treatability, this theory posited, ...
Juvenile Justice: The Fourth Option
(Iowa Law Review, 2009)
The current eclectic mix of solutions to the juvenile-crime problem is insufficiently conceptualized and too beholden to myths about youth, the crimes they commit, and effective means of responding to their problems. The ...