With few exceptions a public trial is granted, under the sixth amendment, to adults accused of crimes. Correspondingly, what takes place in the courtroom is generally held to be public property available for dissemination by the press. In juvenile proceedings, however, privacy has "typically been among the few unchallenged keynotes." Characteristic of the juvenile court system have been procedures aimed at maintaining the anonymity of juvenile offenders.
Publicity in the Juvenile Court,
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