Juvenile Courts

Juvenile Justice and Procedural Fairness

Researchers are beginning to recognize that procedural fairness is important in the juvenile justice system as it may have an important effect on juveniles’ experience with the justice system. Below are publicly available articles that analyze the dynamics of procedural fairness in the juvenile justice system.

Children and Procedural Justice
Victoria Weisz, Twila Wingrove, and April Faith-Slaker Court Review Vol. 44 (2007)

This article describes the national trend toward increased participation of children in judicial and administrative proceedings and offers an overview of empirical research regarding children and procedural justice.