This handbook covers issues relating to predelinquent and delinquent juveniles, including trials, transfer of jurisdiction, and federal law and practice.
Be prepared to protect the rights of your juvenile clients with this essential guide to the unique problems faced by youths who become involved with the legal system. This handbook covers issues concerning predelinquent and delinquent juveniles. Specific topics include status offenses, diversion and pre-adjudication disposition, transfer of jurisdiction, trials, proceedings after trial and sentencing, post-disposition review, and federal juvenile law and practice.
Chapter 1 — Introduction to Juvenile Justice
Frank J. Kopecky, University of Illinois, Springfield.
Chapter 2 — Obtaining Services for Children — Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice
Chapter 3 — Status Offenses: Minor Requiring Authoritative Intervention; Truant Minor in Need of Supervision; Minor in Need of Supervision; and Addicted Minor
Catherine M. Ryan, Executive Director, Maryville Academy, Des Plaines
Chapter 4 — Diversion and Pre-Ajudication Disposition
Chapter 5 — Transfer of Jurisdiction
Alison R. Flaum
Chapter 6 — Trials
Chapter 7 — Proceedings After Trial, Sentencing
Terrence Sharkey and Diane N. Walsh, Juvenile Justice & Child Protection Department, Circuit Court of Cook County, Chicago.
Chapter 8 — Post-Disposition Review
Lisa S. Jacobs
Chapter 9 — Federal Juvenile Law and Practice