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Topic: Youth justice

Youth Defendants in the Crown Court

Judicial College publishes updated version of the Youth Defendants in the Crown Court bench book

When a 6 month prison sentence is simply not enough

It’s always struck me as odd that a youth can receive a maximum sentence of 2 years detention, by way of a Detention & Training Order, in the Youth Court.

Children First Gloucestershire

Children First is an initiative that has been effective since 1st January 2018 in the Gloucestershire area. The aim is to divert young people from the criminal justice system.