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Author Corriero, Michael
Title Judging Children As Children : A Proposal for a Juvenile Justice System
Imprint Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2006
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Prologue -- 1 The Proposition -- 2 The Nature of Adolescence -- 3 The Criminal Responsibility of Juveniles -- 4 Sentencing Children Tried in Adult Courts -- 5 Our Hardest-to-Love Children -- 6 Interactive Justice -- 7 Fridays in the Youth Part: How the Judicial Interactive Process Works -- 8 The Experiment that Failed -- 9 Creation of the Youth Part -- 10 The Youth Part Model -- 11 A Model Juvenile Justice System -- 12 Juvenile Justice Policy Reform -- Notes -- Index
At a time when America's court system increasingly tries juvenile offenders as adults, Michael Corriero draws directly from his experience as the founding judge of a special juvenile court to propose a new approach to dealing with youthful offenders. Since 1992, Judge Corriero has presided over the Manhattan Youth Part, a New York City court specifically designed to discipline teenage offenders. Its guiding principles, clearly laid out in this book, are that children are developmentally different from adults and that a judge can be a formidable force in shaping the lives of children who appear in court. Judging Children as Children makes a compelling argument for a better system of justice that recognizes the mental, emotional, and physical abilities of young people and provides them with an opportunity to be rehabilitated as productive members of society instead of being locked up in prisons
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Corriero, Michael Judging Children As Children : A Proposal for a Juvenile Justice System Philadelphia : Temple University Press,c2006 9781592131686
Subject Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States.;Juvenile corrections -- United States
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Alt Author DeBrovner, Caroline Joy
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