Title
WF_CJSU07final
By
drapera
Description
45 CRIMINAL JUSTICE ■ Summer 2007 Federal Juvenile Justice Act Due for Reauthorization In 1974, Congress, acting in the wake of the landmark 1967 Supreme Court decision of In re Gault (387 U.S. 1) defining expanded rights for youth in the juvenile justice system, embarked on a noble experiment—the creation of a unique federal-state partnership to address the problems presented by juvenile delinquency. The legislation was entitled the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 (JJDPA...

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