Youth Justice Conferences versus Children's Court: A comparison of time to finalisation

 

Author(s)Moore, Elizabeth
Title Youth Justice Conferences versus Children's Court: A comparison of time to finalisation
Source Crime and Justice Statistics Bureau Brief,Issue paper 74, December 2011, BOCSAR
Date 2011
Document type Brief
Coverage NSW
Summary This article examined statistics drawn from the NSW Re-Offending Database for those young people referred to Youth Justice Conferencing either by the court or by police, and those with a proven appearance at the Children's Court during 2010.   In particular, the study sought to examine efficiencies in relation to the duration of each process.  
Keywords Police; children; young people; restorative justice; conferencing; cautions.
Topic

Children