Speedy Trial in the Juvenile Court

Butts, Jeffrey A. (1996). Speedy Trial in the Juvenile Court. American Journal of Criminal Law, 23(3): 515-561.

The U.S. Supreme Court mandated greater due process protections for juveniles, including the right to counsel and the protection against self-incrimination. Jurists and policy makers should consider whether young offenders should also have the right to a “speedy trial.”