Juvenile Restorative Justice

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Restorative justice is an integral component in decision making and occurs at various levels of the criminal justice procedure comprising the activities that follow conviction. The restorative form of justice can also be an imperative part of the sentencing disposals, particularly when dealing with the youths. The restorative justice is very common today and is applied mostly before a case is subjected to the court (Worrall, 2003). Prosecutors get their guide in sections 7 and 8 of the Code for Crown, and are allowed to prosecute adults differently from the way they prosecute youths, it is also in these sections that conditional cautions are contained. In comparison to the prosecutors for adult criminals, the prosecutors have more chances…show more content…
The Crime and Courts Act of 2013 was introduced with pre-sentence. Restorative justice occurs mainly in two distinct pathfinders. The magistrates look at the processes while the particular Crown Courts seek to demonstrate the outcomes. The processes in restorative justice are mostly applied with youth offenders (Braithwaite, 2002). The board dealing with youth justice has been facilitating the restorative justice in order to mitigate the increasing criminal cases. It operates with victims of the criminal…show more content…
Most juvenile criminals come to the awareness of the courts, social welfare agencies, and school leaders when they are too young. With adequate and innovative family or community programmes, it is possible to deter the youths from involving themselves in more delinquent activities. Early control of juvenile crimes can reduce the cases of juvenile delinquency. The implementation of these policies is a challenge but the results are very promising. The Commission encourages policies whose design is to develop cooperation, and information sharing between agencies dealing with juveniles (Cooley, 2010). The recommendations from all Commissions are focused in increasing the quality of the life led by all citizens. Moreover, they aim at providing a safe and secure life for juveniles in North Carolina. All the children in the nation will benefit from the reduction of the juvenile

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