For courses in Juvenile Law or Juvenile Justice. Covering major U.S. Supreme Court cases on juvenile law, this book addresses society's concerns about youth by focusing on how the law impacts them. Divided into two parts, the book first covers landmark cases that define the legal rights of youth within the juvenile justice process and then focuses on the legal rights of youth at school. Chapters are introduced with a brief discussion of the topic and case comments are provided before each U.S. Supreme Court case. This important collection summarizes the key legal issues before the court and captures the cases that have had a profound impact on the lives of minors.
Larry J. Siegel was born in the Bronx in 1947. Growing up in the city, he became fascinated by the effects social forces had on human development and behavior. While attending the City College of New York in the 1960s, he was introduced to the study of crime and justice in courses taught by sociologist Charles Winick. His newly developing interest led him to attend the School of Criminal Justice at the State University of New York at Albany where he completed his master's thesis in 1970, undertaking a study of attorneys in the juvenile court process, and then completed his Ph.D. in 1975, condu
PART I: JUVENILES AND THE JUSTICE SYSTEM 1. The Origin of the Juvenile Court 2. Due Process for Juvenile Offenders 3. Juvenile Court Processing 4. Double Jeopardy 5. Self-incrimination 6. Detention of Juveniles Prior to Ajudication 7. Juveniles and Capital Punishment PART II: JUVENILES AND THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM 8. Prayer in School 9. Free Speech 10. School Discipline 11. Search and Seizure 12. Drug Testing
Larry J. Siegel, Paul E. Tracy
A Collection of Leading U.S. Supreme Court Cases
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Upper Saddle River
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