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About 326 results for "Juvenile Extreme Crimes"

Parliament panel rejects govt proposal to try juveniles as adults
The Freepress Journal

No increase in crimes by juveniles, Ministry ignored views of ...

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 & Bench, 4 weeks ago
Panel rejects changes in juvenile Act Indian Express, 1 month ago
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Panay News

Children in conflict with the law

IS lowering the age of criminal liability the solution to crimes, most especially those involving juveniles? Doesn't lowering the age limit of criminal liability reflect how our society treats children and what kind of justice system we have in the ...
 Panay News1 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 week ago
Calcutta Telegraph

House panel trashes juvenile bill draft

New Delhi, Feb. 25: A parliamentary standing committee has virtually ripped apart the juvenile justice bill drafted by the women and child development ministry, finding fault with even its title and branding some of the "new" provisions ...
 Calcutta Telegraph4 weeks ago Juveniles can't be tried as adults, says House panel  Deccan Chronicle1 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 Post3 weeks ago

Parliamentary panel rejects move to try juveniles as adults

NEW DELHI: A parliamentary panel has shot down the government's move to try juveniles-- between 16-18 years of age who have committed heinous crimes as adults on grounds that it is discriminatory, in contravention of the UN Rights of Child and in ...
 Times of India4 weeks 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
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How to Stop Revolving Prison Doors With Books

Photo courtesy of Luis Argerich, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons. Education reduces crime. This connection seems like common sense, and indeed it has been researched, analyzed, and affirmed countless times. According to a 2007 collaborative ...
 Harvard Political Review1 month ago
USA Today

Wanted teen agrees to return home to Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A teen accused of setting out on a two-week crime spree with his girlfriend of three months without going through a formal extradition process. Dalton Hayes, 18, and his 13-year-old girlfriend, Cheyenne Phillips, both of ...
 USA Today2 months ago
Hindustan Times

Homes of horror: When juvenile shelters become exploitation centres

For a long time, 12- year-old Rohan, an HIV positive child, was in pain but could not comprehend why. For months, he passed blood with his stools. Finally, a counsellor drew a sketch after Rohan pointed to his mouth and back and the truth emerged: ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago
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