Using Official Court Procedures as a Response to the Offending Behaviour of Young People: Yay or Nay?

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‘Youth is disagreeable time, for it is neither possible then nor prudent to be productive in any sense whatsoever’

Friedrich Nietzsche

So advantages of official court proceedings for young people include:
- Restorative Justice
- Youth Advocating

So disadvantages of official court proceedings include:
- Shaming and labelling
- Increased chance of custodial sentence/intervention
- Promotion of reoffending
- Misrepresentation

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Youth Worker and Ponderer. Lived in Macedonia for 7 years, currently residing in Estonia. Interested in Education and Outdoors. www.dancheedusols.com

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