Criminal Justice Section
Criminal Justice Magazine
Spring 2000 - Juvenile Justice Special Issue
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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By Wallace J. Mlyniec
Current chair of the ABA's Committee on Juvenile Justice, the author outlines the need for today's attention to the juvenile justice system and summarizes each article.
By Hon. Arthur Burnett, Sr.
The author looks at what the courts and judges, in particular, need to do to ensure communities do not lose a generation of children to a life in prison.
By Malcolm C. Young
The author tells of his first-hand experience representing a juvenile accused of murder.
By Patricia Puritz and Wendy Shang
The authors examine the current state of indigent defense for children and offer examples and procedures to improve the system.
By Stacey Gurian-Sherman
An insightful look at how children with behavioral or mental health problems are denied proper treatment or placement.
By Edgar S. Cahn
The author explains the benefits of an alternative to traditional punitive sentencing.
By Vincent Schiraldi and Jason Ziedenberg
Authors focus on one state's decision to let prosecutors determine when a child should be waived to adult court.
By Jeffrey A. Butts
Author argues that the dismantling of the juvenile justice system demands a feasible alternative.
New committee looks at DNA and the death penalty
Efforts increase to improve state systemsReport on meetings in Dallas and Utah; looking forward to New York and LondonImportance of corroboration: Self-defense as an example
Sentencing a child for murder in a "get tough' era