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ISBN: 9781552212073-07

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The Last Chance Sanction in Youth Court

The Deferred Custody and Supervision Order

From: Children and the Law


Examination of the Deferred Custody and Supervision Order (DCSO).



Peter J. Carrington

Peter J. Carrington is professor of Sociology and Legal Studies at the University of Waterloo and editor of Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice. His current research project, the Canadian Criminal Careers and Criminal Networks Study, combines his long-standing interests in social network analysis and in the development of crime and delinquency. His other research interests include police discretion and the impact of the Youth Criminal Justice Act. His recent articles appeared in Criminology, Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, and Criminal Justice Policy Review. He is co-editor of The SAGE Handbook of Social Network Analysis (London: Sage Publications, 2011) and Models and Methods in Social Network Analysis (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005).

Julian V. Roberts

Julian V. Roberts is a professor of criminology in the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, and a member of the Sentencing Council of England and Wales. He is editor-in-chief of the European Journal of Criminology and associate editor of the Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice. He has been a visiting scholar in the Department of Justice Canada, a visiting professor at the Catholic University of Leuven and visiting international professor, Faculty of Law, Université Libre de Bruxelles.