Juvenile Adoption in the Context of the Criminal Justice System

  • Anusri. K and Diviyaa Sri. R
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  • Anusri. K

    Student at Sastra Deemed University, India

  • Student at Sastra Deemed University, India

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By examining the relationship between adoption and the juvenile justice system, this abstract provides an overview of a unique aspect of the issue of juveniles adopting children for minors. This study focuses on juveniles who have encountered the criminal justice system and their prospects for adoption. The brief begins by discussing the demographics of juveniles involved in the criminal justice system who are then considered for adoption. Additionally, delving deeper into the legal and ethical aspects of adopting minors who have been involved in the justice system. It explores the rights of biological parents, the responsibilities of adoptive families, and the considerations of child welfare agencies when assessing the best interests of the child in this particular context. Emphasizing the importance of comprehensive assessment of the child's needs and potential therapeutic interventions. The potential for positive outcomes through adoption, highlighting cases in which the adoption of a minor has provided a second chance for rehabilitation and integration into a stable and nurturing family environment. It recognizes the important role of adoptive families, social workers, and counsellors in facilitating the successful admission of juveniles into the criminal justice system.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 6, Page 1716 - 1722

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.116274

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