The main feature of the Youth Criminal Justice System lies in the legal consequences and the criteria of selection. It combines two apparently opposite ideas: punishment and education. Judges are assigned with the task of watching over their balance. This way, the form of the decision changes and its understanding demands examining its principles, purposes and features.
|Translated title of the contribution||Youth criminal justice: Towards an "individualized justice"|
|Number of pages||23|
|Journal||Revista de Derecho|
|State||Published - Dec 2009|