Children Who Kill : An Examination of the Treatment of Juveniles Who Kill in Different European Countries

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Pub. Date: 1996-01-01
Publisher(s): Waterside Pr Winchester
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Produced with Childrenlaw UK (formerly the British Juvenile and Family Courts Society) this is the definitive collection of contributions from experts about how and why children kill other people - including a special focus on the notorious Mary Bell and Bulger cases, including from leading international author Gita Sereny.

Table of Contents

A Case for Changep. 9
Children Who Killp. 20
Sadistic and Violent Acts by Children and Young Peoplep. 25
The Sleep of Legal Reasonp. 38
Some Issues for the Statutory Agenciesp. 45
A System which Neglects the Childp. 55
The Trial Process in England and Walesp. 67
The Scottish Systemp. 73
The System in Northern Irelandp. 88
Juvenile Justice in the Republic of Irelandp. 94
Placement in Institutionsp. 102
Long Term Statistical Outcomesp. 108
The Italian Juvenile Penal Process and Children Who Killp. 115
Parties to the Proceedings in Germany, France and Spainp. 126
The German Systemp. 131
Norway: A Resolutely Welfare-Oriented Approachp. 141
The Dutch Systemp. 147
The Trial System in Hollandp. 151
The Treatment of Seriously Delinquent Young People in the Netherlandsp. 154
The French Trial Systemp. 162
Juvenile Justice in Slovakiap. 174
Child Criminality in Latviap. 176
The Canadian Legislative Response to Adolescents Who Killp. 178
Proposals for Changep. 204
Some International Statistical Comparisonsp. 207
Expanded List of Contentsp. 214
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