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ERIC Number: EJ487162
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0147-8648
Four Nations' Juvenile Justice Systems: A Comparison.
Gordy, Shelly
Update on Law-Related Education, v18 n1 p38-39 Win 1994
Asserts that the juvenile justice system was created to minimize the adult criminal system's harsh penalties. Discusses the juvenile classification procedure, treatment and punishment, and criteria for judges in the United States, Canada, France, and Japan. Concludes that the U.S. system would be more effective if it incorporated aspects of other nations' systems. (CFR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Policymakers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; France; Japan; United States