Honoring Gault: Ensuring Access to Counsel in Delinquency Proceedings

Every jurisdiction is different and has different resources and laws governing whether children have access to counsel and at what stage in the proceedings. The recommendations that follow may be more difficult to implement in some jurisdictions than others. It is hoped that to the extent the recommendations cannot be fully implemented within your jurisdiction, they can at least set aspirational goals for changes in practice which, with leadership, could be closely implemented in the future.

File Type: pdf
Categories: Bench Card, Gault Center Publications, Resource Library
Tags: Access to Counsel, Collaboration, Due Process, Youth Defense Systems