ERIC Number: ED167847
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Jun-25
Reference Count: 0
Juvenile Status Offender. Hearing Before the Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-Fifth Congress, First Session, June 19, 1978.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
This record of the testimony presented to the Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency of the Committee on the Judiciary concerns the problem of the juvenile status offender in Iowa. Running away, truancy, defiance of and refusal to submit to parental authority and promiscuity are defined and treated as status offenses. This problem is viewed from the different perspectives of (1) the Civil Liberties Union, (2) a U.S. senator, (3) a judge, (4) a law professor, (5) a probation officer, (6) family services, (7) the crime commission, and (8) program specialists. (BN)
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Community Services, Correctional Rehabilitation, Delinquency Prevention, Delinquent Rehabilitation, Hearings, Juvenile Courts, Social Problems, Youth Problems
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document