Youth in Conflict with the Law: Second Edition

Paperback | July 15, 2003

byPaul Maxim, Paul Whitehead

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The latest addition to Nelson's Policing Series, Youth in Conflict with the Law, Second Edition examines the application of statutes affecting young offenders. The past few years have seen major changes in legislation surrounding young offenders resulting in the new Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA). Youth in Conflict with the Law, Second Edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect these changes. The authors explore how the YCJA requires the police to handle young persons different from adults.

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The latest addition to Nelson's Policing Series, Youth in Conflict with the Law, Second Edition examines the application of statutes affecting young offenders. The past few years have seen major changes in legislation surrounding young offenders resulting in the new Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA). Youth in Conflict with the Law, Sec...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 10.88 × 8.38 × 0.63 inPublished:July 15, 2003Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176224785

ISBN - 13:9780176224783

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Offending by Young People in Historical PerspectiveChapter 2: Legislation Dealing with Young Canadians in Conflict with the Law: A Brief HistoryChapter 3: The Extent of Youth Crime in CanadaChapter 4: Current Legislation Relating to Young PeopleChapter 5: Arresting and Questioning Young PersonsChapter 6: Extrajudicial MeasuresChapter 7: Detaining and Processing Young PersonsChapter 8: The Youth Justice CourtChapter 9: Custodial SentencesChapter 10: Interaction: Young People and the PoliceChapter 11: Future Directions