By Sandra Simkins, Esq.
This book covers every stage of the justice system, from arrest to expungement. It begins with 10 “Top Tips” for readers who have only five minutes and need a fast overview.
The author helps adults make the best choices to protect children from long-term negative consequences. She takes complicated legal concepts and breaks them down into easy-to-understand guidelines.
Information is included on topics such as police interrogation, detention hearings, and bail, along with state-by-state specifics.
Part I of the book is about the juvenile justice system. Part II discusses important issues and special populations. Figures and tables are included, as is a list of resources for further information.
When Kids Get Arrested is a perfect resource for parents, social workers, guidance counselors, teachers, principals, coaches, and anyone else who works with children.
215 pages. Softcover. 2009.