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Crime Against Women, Juvenile Offenders: Courts Acted Tough in 2016
Outlook India

Crime Against Women, Juvenile Offenders: Courts Acted Tough in...

A debatable amendment in juvenile law paved the way for prosecution of children between 16-18 years as adults for heinous offences with a 17-year-old rape accused becoming the first such offender to be tried in 2016 by one of the city trial courts, ... Outlook India, 3 weeks ago

Pennsylvania Highest Court Grapples With Life Terms for Kids

Pennsylvania's highest court is considering what to do about inmates serving for crimes committed as juveniles after the U.S. Supreme Court limited that punishment to the most extreme cases. The state Supreme Court on Wednesday heard arguments in ...
 ABC News1 month ago
Risk UK

Government and retailers tackle scourge of knife crime through partnership approach

Sarah Newton, the Minister for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism, has announced that four major retailers have joined the voluntary agreement to prevent the sale of knives to underage individuals.Boots UK, the Co-op, B&Q and Aldi ...
 Risk UK2 weeks ago Government and retailers tackle knife crime together  Government UK1 month ago

Delhi molestation: India not ready for sex offenders registry, says child rights lawyer

Independent advocate Anant Asthana specialises in child rights and has over the years represented juveniles in a large number of cases. He works closely with the Juvenile Justice Board and is closely associated with the reformation and mainstreaming ...
 Firstpost.com4 days ago COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD EXAMINES THE REPORT OF THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC  United Nations Office at Geneva3 days ago Child rights: DRC  OHCHR.org3 days ago EHRC Human Rights Review 2012  SlideShare.net1 month ago

Juvenile delinquency: Root of the problem needs to be addressed instead of the punishment

It's been four years since the gangrape (and the eventual death) of the New Delhiparamedical student. Juvenile justice laws in India have garnered considerable scrutiny ever since, given that one of the accused was a juvenile. He was given a lenient ...
 Firstpost.com1 week ago Four years after horrific December 16 gangrape, Nirbhaya's mother still awaits justice  DNA India1 month ago Nirbhaya's mother awaits justice even four years after horrific Dec. 16 gang-rape  Ani News1 month ago No closure to Nirbhaya's agony  New Delhi Pioneer3 weeks ago

MoI succumbs to demands, juvenile age goes back to 18

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: In a surprise move, the Ministry of Interior has finally caved in to demands and changed the juvenile law according to which a suspect is considered juvenile until he/she is 18 years old, although there was a demand since 2015 ...
 Arab Times1 week ago
Mother Jones

Sessions supported the use of chain gangs and life sentences for children under the age of 14.

Before he joined the Senate 20 years ago, Jeff Sessions supported imposing harsh penalties on juvenile offenders and even bringing back chain gangs—policies that were extreme even for their time and contrast sharply with bipartisan efforts today ...
 Mother Jones1 week ago

72 hours homeless on Melbourne streets

ITS ten past nine, time to do some crime, take what's not mine, make a dime, then some lines and that's just fine, as long as you don't do time, she said, tapping her fingers to the steady, repetitive, bass-heavy beats coming from her smartphone. ...
 Herald Sun3 weeks ago My 72 hours on the streets  Tasmania Mercury3 weeks ago
Christian Science Monitor

Illinois rethinks its approach to juvenile justice

Chicago — When Charlie was 14 years old, he got in a fight at school. Charlie was no stranger to violence as a member of one of the largest gangs in Chicago, he had seen his best friend shot and killed just the year before. But this was the first ...
 Christian Science Monitor1 month ago
Washington Post

The crimes against them were terrifying, but the judicial system made it worse

Courtesy of the Van Goor family The Van Goors' totaled Volkswagen Tiguan. SECOND-CHANCE CITY | This is part of a continuing series that will examine issues related to repeat violent offenders in the District of Columbia. Part I | Part II | Part III ...
 MSN News US1 month ago The crimes were terrifying; the aftermath made it worse  Washington Post1 month ago
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