Effectiveness of The Juvenile Justice System: A Case Study of Nakawa Division

ABITI SAMSON LOUM 69 PAGES (15411 WORDS) Law Project
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Dedication

Declaration

Approval

Acknowledgement

Table of Statutes

Table of Cases

Acronyms

Abstract

CHAPTER ONE

1.0 Introduction

1.1 Scope of the study

1.2 Objectives

1.3 Definition of basic terms/concepts

1.3.1 The term “Juvenile”

1.3.2 Juvenile Delinquents

1.3.3 Juvenile Justice

1.3.3 Rehabilitation of Juvenile Offenders

1.4 Methodology

1.4.1 Pre-Visits

1.4.2 Selection of Participants

1.4.3 Methods of Data Collections

1.4.4 Ethical Consideration

1.5 Problems encountered

CHAPTER TWO

2.0 Age of Criminal Responsibility

2.1 Categories of Juvenile Offences in the area

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2.2 Crimes against a person

2.2.1 Crimes against the State

2.3 Treatment of Child Offenders

2.4 Children’s reactions towards treatment of their counterparts

2.5 Children’s experience with Juvenile Justice

CHAPTER THREE: LEGAL REVIEW

3.0 Existing laws on child offenders

3.0.1 International Instruments/Rules on Child Offenders

3.0.2 UN Standard Minimum Rights for the Administration of Juvenile Justice

(Beijing Rules)

3.0.3 UN Rules for the Protection of Juveniles Deprived of their Liberty

3.0.4 UN Rules for the Protection of Juveniles (Riyadh Guidelines)

3.0.5 Laws of Uganda and their Role in Rehabilitation of Child Offenders

3.1 Criticism of the Existing Laws

CHAPTER FOUR: REHABILITATION OF CHILD OFFENDERS

4.0 Historical Development

4.1 Role of Police and Probation Officers

4.2.1 The Police Force

4.2.2 Prisons and Courts’ Role

4.3.1 Prison’s role

4.3.2 The courts

4.3.3 The role of Prosecutors

4.4 Local Leaders and NGOs

4.4.1 Local Leaders

4.4.2 The Non-governmental Organization (NGOs)

4.5 Education System and religious leaders

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CHAPTER FIVE: RECOMMENDATION AND CONCLUSION

5.0 Recommendation

5.1 Conclusion

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ABSTRACT This research work is centering mainly on the psychological development of the juveniles and how they are treated by the law. Much will be examined on their behaviors, abuse, neglect, in relation to their delinquent behaviors. The research will FIRST introduce briefly the concept of juvenile delinquency and the background to the problem. It will go ahead to look back at the main causes of juvenile delinquency in the area, incorporating the different categories of offenses perpetuated by these juveniles, putting into consideration the International Rules or Instruments concerning child offenders. It would also discuss the existing laws of Uganda and its contribution in the rehabilitation of juvenile offenders. It would also criticize these existing laws on their contribution, not only in Nakawa division, but the whole country. The research will further look at the institutional contributions in the day today operation of the law in relation to juvenile justice system in Nakawa Division. Several stakeholder~’ contribution in the area would be assessed; the opinion of the religious leaders and the NGO5 would also be gathered. The above then will allow the researcher to discover what contribution these institutions make in the rehabilitation of juvenile offenders in the research area. A good recommendation of the respondents and the researcher on what could be the way forward, in the struggle to rehabilitate the child offenders in Nakawa Division will then follow.

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APA

LOUM, A (2022). Effectiveness of The Juvenile Justice System: A Case Study of Nakawa Division. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/effectiveness-of-the-juvenile-justice-system-a-case-study-of-nakawa-division

MLA 8th

LOUM, ABITI "Effectiveness of The Juvenile Justice System: A Case Study of Nakawa Division" Afribary. Afribary, 18 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/effectiveness-of-the-juvenile-justice-system-a-case-study-of-nakawa-division. Accessed 08 Feb. 2023.

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LOUM, ABITI . "Effectiveness of The Juvenile Justice System: A Case Study of Nakawa Division". Afribary, Afribary, 18 Aug. 2022. Web. 08 Feb. 2023. < https://afribary.com/works/effectiveness-of-the-juvenile-justice-system-a-case-study-of-nakawa-division >.

Chicago

LOUM, ABITI . "Effectiveness of The Juvenile Justice System: A Case Study of Nakawa Division" Afribary (2022). Accessed February 08, 2023. https://afribary.com/works/effectiveness-of-the-juvenile-justice-system-a-case-study-of-nakawa-division