The overview commentary covers topics such as the governing principles of the Act; the jurisdiction of the Act and the Youth Justice Court; extrajudicial measures and sanctions; other sources of information to assist decision makers; bail; sentencing; enhanced procedural protections; appeals; and post-sentencing matters.
This text is part of the CRIMINAL LAW SERIES.
This resource provides practical commentary and analysis alongside updated policy, case law, and legislation in order to guide readers through a youth criminal justice case
For those with an interest in youth violence, this text covers a broad range of specialized topics from the incidence and prevalence of serious/violent youth behaviour to effective ways of assessing and responding to youth violence.
This text provides a comprehensive overview of the ways in which youth interact with criminal law and the criminal justice system in Canada, and examines common offences, risk factors, adult sentencing, honour killings, and the over-representation of marginalized groups in the youth system.
Also available in print: KE9445 .A316 B34 2012 LAW (Reserve). This book is part of the ESSENTIALS OF CANADIAN LAW series.
The book includes discussion of constitutional, evidentiary, and procedural issues that are relevant to youth justice; it also explores some of the ethical and practical issues that confront lawyers and other professionals working in the youth justice system. As well, it considers the broader social and political context for issues of adolescent offending and youth justice.
International and Comparative Youth Criminal Justice
Also available in print: HV9069 I664 2017 (LAW).
This comprehensive reference work presents an in-depth analysis on the juvenile justice systems of 19 different countries, both in EU-member states (old and new) and in the United States and Canada.