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Title:The law and practice of handling juveniles in the courts of Addis Ababa
Authors:Dove, T. Clark
Christos, Gebre Medhin Gebre
Periodical:African Law Studies
Geographic term:Ethiopia
Subject:juvenile delinquency
External link:http://www.heinonline.org/HOL/Page?handle=hein.journals/jlpul8&id=33&collection=journals&index=journals/jlpul
Abstract:The code provisions for handling juveniles that have been adopted for Ethiopia, are based to a great extent upon Western principles. This survey exposes the actual practice of the courts with the aim of uncovering problems that the courts were having with the codes. Finally the operation of the Probation Service is treated. Sections: The Special Juvenile Court (J.C.), Addis Ababa (Creation and jurisdiction; A typical day at the J.C.; Police handling as reflected in J.C. files; Alleged offences presente ed to the J.C.; Proceedings before the J.C.) The High Court (H.C.), Addis Ababa (Jurisdiction of the H.C.; Procedure before the H.C.; The speed of proceedings in the H.C.; Bail practice in the H.C.; Sentencing) - The Supreme Imperial Court, Addis Ababa - The Probation Office, Addis Ababa (The probationers; Pre-probation investigation, supervision, and rules of conduct) - Conclusion. Notes; Bibl.