This comment begins by discussing the historical development of the juvenile justice system and society's use of shaming penalties. In Section III, it will point out the dangers of using shaming penalties on juvenile offenders. Section IV will explore how the highest courts in two major jurisdictions may handle an appeal from a fictional juvenile sentenced to a shaming punishment. Finally, the comment will discuss possible improvements in the juvenile justice system.
Bonnie Mangum Braudway, Scarlet Letter Punishment for Juveniles: Rehabilitation Through Humiliation?, 27 Campbell L. Rev. 63 (2004).