Effective, just and humane responses to the causes and consequences of crime

Archive for January 2015

The YCJA: How did we get here? (Part 3)

In the previous installments of this series (Part 1 and Part 2), we’ve seen how the treatment of youth by the criminal justice system had evolved in Canada’s early history. In part 3, we’ll look at the first piece of legislation designed to directly address youth: the Juvenile Delinquents Act of 1908. The Juvenile Delinquents…

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