ERIC Number: EJ487160
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Juvenile Court Abolition. Debate.
Federle, Katherine Hunt
Update on Law-Related Education, v18 n1 p32,36-37 Win 1994
Contends that the juvenile court system should be abolished because its paternalistic underpinnings fundamentally are inconsistent with children's rights. Asserts that current theories of human rights are tied to competency, which has been used historically to exclude women and minority groups from the category of rights holders. (CFR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For related document, see SO 525 519.