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Adoption set to become easier as Maneka Gandhi proposes ...

Do Juveniles Get Jury Trials?

Juveniles occupy an odd place in the criminal justice system -- sometimes treated as adults, sometimes not . And when determining whether juveniles get jury trials, the answer is like that of many legal questions: it depends. So let's take a look ... Findlaw Corporate Counsel, 5 days ago

Child welfare, juvenile justice highlighted at 2-day workshop

A two-day workshop focusing on child offence and juvenile justice apart from other subjects related to child welfare was held in the city attended by activists, cops, district judges, officials from child welfare wing of the district administration, Tata ...
 Times of India1 week ago

Applications invited for Juvenile Justice Board member posts

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Department of Social Defence has invited applications from eligible candidates and residents of the respective districts for appointment of social worker members in the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) and ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
Washington Times

Illinois Anti-Conversion Therapy Bill Heads to House Floor

Earlier this week, the Illinois House Juvenile Justice and System-Involved Youth Committee passed a bill to protect youth from harmful conversion therapy. HB 217 is a vital measure that will protect young people from dangerous and discredited ...
 Human Rights Campaign1 week ago D.C. youth rehab services to spend $1.6M to house youths in Fairfax  Washington Times2 weeks ago Maneka set on adult rule for juveniles  The Telegraph2 weeks ago House panel trashes juvenile bill draft  The Telegraph1 month ago

House panel rejects move to treat juveniles as adults

In a major step, a parliamentary committee reviewing the proposed changes in the Juvenile Justice Act rejected the Centre’s recommendation to treat accused in rapes and other heinous crimes who are 16-18 years old as adults. Citing certain clauses are in ...
 Asian Age1 month ago Standing Committee Thumbs Down on Proposal to Treat Juveniles in Rape Cases as Adults  NDTV1 month ago
Times of India

Setting up of Special Juvenile Police Units under JJ Act, 2000

A special Juvenile Police Unit is to be created in every district and city under Section 63(3) of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000. The purpose of setting up these units is to coordinate and to upgrade police treatment of the ...
 PIB1 month ago Special juvenile police units in every district  Prokerala1 month ago Special juvenile police units to be set up under JJ Act  Business Standard1 month ago School locks up 250 kids over fees  Times of India1 month ago

HC sends 14-yr-old rapist with parents for reformation

Relying on the Juvenile Justice (JJ) (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court granted bail to a 14-year-old boy, who had sexually assaulted a one-and-a-half-year-old toddler on December 20 last year
 Times of India1 month ago

Court acquits 2 juveniles accused of sexual abuse

A sessions court in Mumbai on Saturday quashed and set aside an order of juvenile justice board, Dongri, that convicted two minor boys of committing unnatural sex with a nine-year-old boy. The duo was acquitted for want of evidence. Additional sessions judge ...
 Asian Age1 month ago

BJP's Tirath takes hardline on juvenile justice

Recently switched to BJP from Congress, Tirath had ruled out harsher punishment for juveniles in the aftermath of the December 16 rape case. NEW DELHI: Krishna Tirath, who recently switched to BJP from Congress, has also tailored her views on prosecuting ...
 Economic Times2 months ago
State Times

Debate contest on juvenile justice organised

STATE TIMES NEWS DODA: DySP Sajjad Khan, SDPO Bhadarwah, District Doda organised a debate competition on juvenile justice under CAP for the year 2014-15 at Thathri under the patronage of SSP Doda, Z.N Manhas. In debate completion, about 14 students from ...
 State Times1 week ago South Dakota Governor Signs Critical Juvenile Justice Legislation  The Pew Charitable Trusts1 week ago Amendments in Juvenile Justice Act to remain  Prokerala3 weeks ago
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