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Juvenile Justice [Hardback] | Add to Basket
Author : Professor Dermot Walsh
Publisher: Round Hall
Publication Date: 24/06/2005
ISBN: 9781858004020
Jurisdiction: Ireland

Published in association with the Dept. of Justice, Equality and Law Reform.

This book combines a detailed examination of the law and procedure governing juvenile justice in Ireland with a comprehensive analysis of trends in juvenile offending over the past twenty years. All aspects of trial and pre-trial procedure affecting juveniles are covered including: the age of criminal liability, police powers, the juvenile diversion programme, trial procedure, together with the full range of detention facilities and non-custodial options under the Children Act 1908 and its successor the Children Act 2001.

The analysis of trends in juvenile offending covers the offences, the age and gender characteristics of offenders and the use of the various treatment punishment options.

Juvenile Justice book will be of special interest to lawyers, police, probation officers, social workers, child care workers, academics, students, policy makers and anyone involved in dealing with juvenile crime.

Dermot Walsh is a barrister and Chair of Law at the University of Limerick.
Subject Groups
Criminal Law
Family & Social Welfare Law
Irish Law
Pricing Options
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