Extrajudicial Measures

Resources

YCJA Part 1: Extrajudicial Measures
Section 4: Declaration of Principles
Section 5: Objectives
Section 6: Warnings, Cautions and Referrals
Section 7: Police Cautions
Section 8: Crown Cautions
Section 9: Evidence of Measures is Inadmissible
Section 10: Extrajudicial Sanctions
Section 11: Notice to Parent
Section 12: Victim’s Right to Information
 

YCJA Part 2: Organization of Youth Criminal Justice System
Section 19: Conferences

The following resources are still valuable, but they have not been updated to include the 2012 Safe Streets and Communities Act amendments.

New Directions in Youth Justice

Law 12 - PDF (1239 KB)

  • Basics for the Teachers - p. iv
  • Basics for the Students - p. viii
  • Comparison of YCJA with YOA - p. x
  • Youth in Trouble: Case 1 and Case 2 - p. 20 and 21
  • Lesson 7: Debates About Youth Justice - p.38

Social Studies 11 - PDF (1917 KB)

  • Basics for the Teachers - p. iv
  • Comparison of YCJA with YOA - p. 2
  • Basics for the Students - p. 4

"Story of James" Youth at Risk - PDF (1433 KB)

  • Basics for the Teachers - p. v
  • Basics of the Students - p. 5
  • Comparison of YCJA with YOA - p. 7
  • Worksheet 1-A - p. 11-12
  • Worksheet 1-B - p. 13

English as a Second Language - PDF (2038 KB)

  • Basics for the Teachers - p. iv
  • Basics for the Students - p. viii
  • Comparison of YCJA with YOA - p. x
  • Unit 4A: Meaningful Consequences of Youth Crime: Sentencing - p. 21, 29, 20 and 32
  • Answer Key - p. 40

On the Road to Justice

Youth At Risk - PDF (436 KB)

  • Facilitator’s Notes - p. 3
  • What Should You Know About the YCJA? - p. 19, section 2
  • What Should You Know About the YCJA? - p. 19 and 20 section 3

Grade 6/7 - PDF (377 KB)

  • Facilitator’s Notes - p. 3
  • What Should You Know About the YCJA? - p. 13 and 14 section 3

Guide to the Posters - PDF (281 KB)

  • Poster 2: Community Participation in the YCJA - p 11-14
  • Poster 3: The Criminal Legal Process for Youth - p. 15-17

Fact Sheets - PDF (203KB)

  • Highlights of the Act

Legal Quest Curriculum

The Youth Criminal Justice Act - PDF

  • Basics for the Teacher - p.90-92
  • Basics for the Student - p. 93-94
  • What Do You Know About Youth Justice? - p. 95
  • Police Discretion, Crown Diversion and Court Options Worksheet and Key - p. 101 and 102
  • Working with Case Studies - p. 103-105
  • Challenge #1 - p. 108
  • The Youth Criminal Justice Act: The Legal Process Chart