This text looks at the issues raised from the legal, philosophical and sociological perspectives, arguing that a thorough investigaton of the child's criminal capacity, by the court, is necessary to provide a fair and arational basis for decision making concerning criminal responsibility.
It also examines the existing response of the Scottish legal system to such children, both in the courts and through the children's hearings system.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 230 pages
- Publisher: Dundee University Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 20/08/2007
- Category: Laws of Specific jurisdictions
- ISBN: 9781845860127