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SC: Get tough on juveniles in heinous crimes
Times of India

SC: Get tough on juveniles in heinous crimes

NEW DELHI: Mounting pressure on the Centre for a relook at the law providing mild punishment to juveniles even when they are involved in heinous offences, the Supreme Court on Monday requested Parliament for a "rethink" to differentiate between ... Times of India, 1 week ago
Juvenile Justice in America: We Can Do Better Huffington Post, 5 days ago

Need to re-look laws on juveniles involved in major crimes: SC

The Supreme Court today said there was a need to re-examine various laws dealing with juveniles involved in heinous crimes like murder and rape and asked the government to see whether necessary changes could be done to have a deterrent effect. The apex court ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago New laws needed to try juveniles in heinous crimes  Oman Tribune1 week ago Need to re-examine laws dealing with juveniles involved in murder and rape, says SC  Firstpost.com1 week ago SC: Must re-examine laws dealing with juveniles involved in major crimes  MSN News US1 week ago
Calcutta Telegraph

No increase in crimes by juveniles, Ministry ignored views of stakeholders - Standing Committee onNew

The government's plan to enact Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill of 2014 has found opposition in the form of a Standing Committee Report. The report, which was presented to the Parliament on February 25, highlights a number of ...
 Bar & Bench1 month ago Rejecting House panel recommendation, Ministry wants to try juveniles as adults  Indian Express1 week ago 'Juveniles shouldn't be treated as adults in serious crimes'  Hindustan Times1 month ago House panel trashes juvenile bill draft  Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

Illegal immigrants' crimes expose broken immigration system as next border surge looms

As the Obama administration prepares for a new surge of illegal immigrant children this year, some of those from previous waves are turning up on court dockets across the country, charged with serious crimes such as capital murder and aggravated ...
 Washington Times4 days ago

Guest Commentary: Criminal justice reform doesn't mean being soft on crime

The facts are clear: The United States has 5 percent of the world's population but almost 25 percent of the world's prisoners. With more than 2 million people in jails and prisons, the U.S. leads the industrialized world in both incarceration rates ...
 Denver Post1 week ago

LDP panel to push for lowering age covered by Juvenile Law

The Yomiuri Shimbun A Liberal Democratic Party panel will likely urge the government, probably within this month to consider the pros and cons of lowering the upper limit on the age at which minors are subject to the Juvenile Law, party sources ...
 The Japan News2 weeks ago Parliamentary panel rejects move to try juveniles as adults  Times of India1 month ago

Pakistan halts execution of man convicted as 14-year-old

Pakistani officials said Thursday that they had issued a temporary reprieve to a man who was due to be executed for a crime allegedly committed when he was 14, in a case that has drawn worldwide attention. Hours before Shafqat Hussain was to be ...
 Los Angeles Times1 month ago

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Roper v. Simmons: One Small Step for Christopher Simmons, One Giant Step for Juvenile Justice Reform

"The Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments forbid imposition of the death penalty on offenders who were under the age of 18 when their crimes were committed. The judgment of the Missouri Supreme Court setting aside the sentence of death imposed upon ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago
China Post

Beatings, no reform in Bulgaria's juvenile jail

By Diana Simeonova, AFP BOYCHINOVTSI CORRECTIONAL HOME Bulgaria--Angel, 17, was due to be released soon so was not afraid to talk about the abuse he says staff mete out in Bulgaria's dilapidated and only youth prison, Boychinovtsi Correctional ...
 China Post1 month ago Beatings and no reform in Bulgaria's only juvenile jail  Gulf Time UAE1 month ago

Youth camp faces boot under Labor

NORTH Queensland's controversial youth boot camp could face the chop, with the Labor State Government to review juvenile justice reforms introduced by the LNP. The move follows claims the state's boot camps have done little to stop juvenile ...
 Townsville Bulletin1 month ago
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