Category Archives: Young Offender

Slim’s Criminal Law News Aug 10 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Another look at the treatment of young offenders – from the American perspective

What happens when a minor commits a crime?

The law, the ever present reminder of right and wrong, presides over all citizens. However, those under the age of 18 who get in trouble with the law will receive a different treatment than adults.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Aug 8 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Time to reconsider (again) our policy regarding the treatment of young offenders

Too many young lawbreakers sent to jail: book

Quick fixes like incarceration and sanctions do not lead to better rehabilitation of young offenders or more community safety, argues a new collection of essays. Serious and Violent Young Offenders and Youth Criminal Justice contains articles by prominent Canadian researchers in the field of youth justice. They include research the authors say should be used to re-examine the treatment of young offenders.

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