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Modi government is very sensitive towards the rights of children: Union Law Minister
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10-Year-Old Faces Life in Prison

If Pennsylvania had set out to intentionally highlight the glaring defects in the U.S. juvenile justice system, it couldn't have picked a better case than one initiated this week in rural Wayne County. On Monday, prosecutors there charged a ... Yahoo! News, 2 days ago
New Bill for total ban on child labour The Hindu, 6 days ago

Kerala School Where Child Was Locked up in Cage Reopens

Sasikala, the school principal, was arrested after a police complaint under the Juvenile Justice Act. Thiruvananthapuram : Police deployment on school premises is not a common sight. But it was so, at the Jawahar English Medium School in ...
 NDTV3 days ago 3 Hyderabad Public School students booked for bashing up school junior  Times of India2 months ago How to ensure your child's safety at school  Rediff.com1 month ago

Cabinet nod for law to let juveniles face trial as adults

Picture for representational purpose The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the move to amend the Juvenile Justice Act to empower Juvenile Justice Boards to decide if someone above 16 who is involved in a heinous crime like rape should be sent to a ...
 Asian Age2 months ago

Bangalore rape: School chairman arrested

Rustom Kerawalla, Chairman of Vibgyor High School, was arrested under various sections of IPC, Juvenile Justice Act and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO), Bangalore Police Commissioner M N Reddi told reporters here.
 India Today2 months ago Couple held for illegal custody of girl  Deccan Herald2 months ago Vibgyor High chief arrested on charge of rape cover-up  Deccan Herald2 months ago Bangaluru school chairman held  Asian Age2 months ago

NRI Prospective Adoptive Parents to be Treated at Par with Resident Indians in the Proposed Revision of JJ Act

There a proposal to treat NRI prospective adoptive parents (PAPs) at par with resident Indians in the draft revised Juvenile Justice Act. However, there is no proposal to ease the norms for foreigners. As on 26.07.2014, 208 NRIs and 498 foreigners are waiting ...
 PIB2 months ago

Juveniles: Handle carefully

A beginning has been made in tackling juveniles involved in serious crimes. The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill 2014 gives discretionary powers to juvenile boards to decide if 16-to-18-year-olds in rape and murder cases should be tried ...
 Asian Age2 months ago IN THE MATTER OF M.A.S., A JUVENILE.  Texas Lawyer1 month ago

Juvenile law: Securing justice for the Nigerian child

State parties shall take all appropriate legislative, administrative, social and educational measures to protect the child from all forms of physical and mental violence, injury or abuse, neglect or negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation ...
 The Guardian Nigeria2 weeks ago Nigeria: Juvenile Law - Securing Justice for the Nigerian Child  AllAfrica.com2 weeks ago

Fattah Announces $2.5 Million in Crime Prevention Funding to Philadelphia

Philadelphia will receive Byrne JAG and Second Chance Act Funding from the Department of Justice to support anti-crime and reentry programs in the community; Pennsylvania will also benefit from COPS Hiring Program (CHP) grants to create and keep ...
 Reuters3 weeks ago

Michigan one of four states picked to explore reform to juvenile justice system

Michigan is one of four states competitively selected by the National Governors Association to examine ways to improve the juvenile justice system creating better outcomes for youth and safer communities for everyone. Over the next several ...
 Flint-Genesee County Legal News3 days ago


HAVANA, Cuba, Oct (NNN-ACN) -- On the anniversary of a terrorist act that downed a Cuban airliner carrying 73 passengers in 1976, relatives are demanding that one of the known authors of the act, be brought to justice. Among the passengers on that ...
 NAM News Network1 week ago
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