Revista de derecho (Valdivia)
On-line version ISSN 0718-0950
AGUIRREZABAL GRUNSTEIN, Maite; LAGOS CARRASCO, Gladys and VARGAS PINTO, Tatiana. Youth criminal justice: Towards an individualized justice. Rev. derecho (Valdivia) [online]. 2009, vol.22, n.2, pp. 137-159. ISSN 0718-0950. doi: 10.4067/S0718-09502009000200008.
The main feature of the Youth Criminal Justice System lies in the legal consequences and the criteria of selection. It combines two apparently opposite ideas: punishment and education. Judges are assigned with the task of watching over their balance. This way, the form of the decision changes and its understanding demands examining its principles, purposes and features.
Keywords : YOUTH CRIMINAL JUSTICE; PENALTY; EDUCATION.