Juvenile justice and penal treatment of juvenile offenders
differently from adults is a relatively recent creation. Hello
Throughout this issue will be made special reference to the Act Orgnánica
governing the criminal liability of minors in our country.
In addition to its punitive and educational in nature, other issues such as the reporting principles of the Law, among which the best interests of the child, its scope to those over 14 and under 18 years will be addressed as well as the general rules for implementing the measures. Finally, some to analyze trends in juvenile justice in Spain and in the rest of Europe will go.