Young People and Juvenile Justice

CHILDREN AND THE LAW IN AUSTRALIA, G. Monahan, L. Young, eds., Lexis Nexis Butterworths, 2008

Posted: 28 Jan 2009

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Chris Cunneen

Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney; University of New South Wales, School of Social Sciences; James Cook University - Cairns Campus

Date Written: 2008

Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to provide a broad overview of the relationship between young people and juvenile justice systems in Australia. It describes the body of legislation and regulations that govern interactions between criminal justice institutions and young people, and the transitions of young people in and out of the criminal justice system.

Keywords: Juvenile justice

JEL Classification: K00

Suggested Citation

Cunneen, Chris, Young People and Juvenile Justice (2008). CHILDREN AND THE LAW IN AUSTRALIA, G. Monahan, L. Young, eds., Lexis Nexis Butterworths, 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1333440

Chris Cunneen (Contact Author)

Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney ( email )

15 Broadway, Ultimo
PO Box 123
Sydney, NSW 2007
Australia

University of New South Wales, School of Social Sciences ( email )

Kensington, New South Wales 2052
Australia

James Cook University - Cairns Campus ( email )

PO Box 6811
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Australia

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