Youth Justice in Aotearoa New Zealand: Law, Policy and Critique
Youth Justice in Aotearoa New Zealand by Alison Cleland and Khylee Quince is an insightful critique of the New Zealand law of youth justice and its fitness for purpose.
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An insightful critique of the New Zealand law of youth justice and its fitness for purpose.
This work covers both theory and practice and contains the first analysis, from a Māori perspective, of Aotearoa’s world acclaimed Family Group Conference system.
A clear and comprehensive guide Youth Justice in Aotearoa New Zealand: Law, Policy and Critique speaks to youth justice personnel, legal academics and students, criminologists and policy makers. Youth justice practitioners will find the analysis of unreported cases useful. Academics and students of law and criminology will enjoy the discussion of the system in its international and policy context.
Key issues explored in depth include:
•Youth in the system — who they are and where they come from
•Is the FGC process really “indigenous”?
•Mental health and the care and protection crossover
•Youth justice roles, including youth advocates and lay advocates
•“Reasonable compliance” with the statute when police interview young people
•Offering youth court jurisdiction in serious cases
•Rangatahi Courts and the future of the system
Table of contents
Chapter 1: Is our system Fit for Purpose?
Chapter 2: Constructing Youth: Who are the young people who offend?
Chapter 3: Children, Young Persons and their Families Act 1989: A cloth woven from many strands
Chapter 4: The modern youth justice system in Aotearoa: Principles, personnel and practice
Chapter 5: Family Group Conferences
Chapter 6: Particular challenges in balancing interests
Chapter 7: Conviction, orders and sentencing
Chapter 8: Future directions and conclusions