Probation volume 15, issue 3, P82-87 1969 DOI: 10.1177/026455056901500304 View full text
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Merschel A. Prins

Abstract: 82should be no more than the long-stop when local measures have failed, never a primary agency. The task of this long-stop is to direct the ball as quickly as possible back into the central game. While the long-stop is indispensable he should rarely be used; the juvenile court should stand in relation to schools and local services, as an appeal court. Most of the children coming before juvenile courts ought to have been dealt with by the school in conjunction with the parents. The increasing burgeoning of juv…

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