Reinventing Juvenile Justice
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Reinventing Juvenile Justice by Barry Krisberg
Book DescriptionA painful view of the current state of juvenile justice in the United States is presented in this volume which asks whether the 'children's court' has outlived its usefulness. As pressure builds to handle more children in adult courts and to consign them to adult prisons, the authors explore alternatives to the custodial treatment of juveniles and suggest how the juvenile justice system can, and should, be reformed.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780803948297
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 28-Apr-1993
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Barry Krisberg
Continuing the Struggle for Justice, Paperback (June 2007)
A collection of essays that represents the historic best of the NCCD Board and staff.
Juvenile Justice, Paperback (October 2004)» View all books by Barry Krisberg
Juvenile Justice debunks myths about juvenile justice in order to achieve an ideal system that would protect vulnerable children and help build safer communities. It provides a comprehensive review of the best research-based knowledge on what works and what does not work in the current system.
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Author Biography - Barry Krisberg
Barry A. Krisberg (PhD, University of Pennsylvania) is a Senior Fellow at the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at the University of California, Berkeley Law School and a Lecturer in Residence at in the Juris Doctor Program at Berkeley Law. He is known nationally for his research and expertise on juvenile justice and corrections issues and is often called upon as a resource for professionals, foundations, and the media. Dr. Krisberg was appointed by the legislature to serve on the California Blue Ribbon Commission on Inmate Population Management. Past president and fellow of the Western Society of Criminology, he was Chair of the California Attorney General's Research Advisory Committee. Dr. Krisberg was appointed to chair an Expert Panel to investigate the conditions in the California youth prisons. His many books and articles include Juvenile Justice and Continuing the Struggle for Justice, both published by SAGE.
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