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In the name of Delhi Gang Rape: The proposed tough juvenile justice law reform initiative.

Pande. B. B.
June 4, 2015

Source: (2014) Journal of National Law University, Delhi. 2: 145-166.

The incident ofDecember 16, 2012 sparked a significant social and
legal debate regarding the laws of sexual offences as well as
subjectingjuveniles to the criminal justice system. The Cabinet has
proposed an amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act that would
allowprosecution ofjuveniles between 16 and 18years for heinous
crimes. This essay reflects on the history ofjuvenile justice and
cautions against hasty reforms that would alienate and punish
rather than assimilate and reform juveniles who may offend the
law. (author’s abstract)


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